Nevertheless we generally try to be attentive, in some cases we forget to turn off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Unfortunately, if this is your circumstance, you may find yourself in the morning with your GMC Yukon running out of battery and the central locking system no longer working. Normally you should be able to open it actually quite easily with your key, but this is not constantly the circumstance. In this article we are going to look at how to open a GMC Yukon with a dead battery? To do this, first of all we are going to find out how to open the trunk of your motor vehicle with a dead battery, then how to open the bonnet and, at last, how to open a GMC Yukon with a dead battery.
How to open the trunk of a GMC Yukon with a dead battery?
So let’s begin our article with the opening of your GMC Yukon trunk with a dead battery . In actual fact, if you do not have any more battery you will sadly not be able to use the centralized locking of your motor vehicle, on certain series, the key will not be enough either to open your doors manually. In such a case, one of the only possibilities to access the interior of your GMC Yukon, open your bonnet, and replace or recharge your battery, will be to go through the trunk. To do this, you will have to check if your GMC Yukon is pre-loaded with the “hidden” trunk lock, some finishes and some years are not equipped with it. Put yourself in front of your trunk, and check around the handle of the trunk, you should find a small trap door behind which hides the mechanical lock in which you will be able to insert and turn your key. Once this is completed, you will be able to open the trunk of your GMC Yukon with a dead battery and access the interior of your vehicle and open your hood . If you are unable to fold down the rear seat of your GMC Yukon, do not hesitate to consult our guide which will describe how to do this.
How to open the bonnet of a GMC Yukon with a dead battery?
Second possibility to open your GMC Yukon hood with a dead battery . As you cannot access the passenger compartment of your motor vehicle, you will have only one remedy to open the bonnet of your GMC Yukon, you will have to, lift the vehicle, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and identify the cables of the bonnet lock. Once based, you will be able to activate them to unlock the hood of your GMC Yukon and have access to your battery.
How do I open the door of a GMC Yukon with a dead battery?
Now, we’re really going to focus on opening the door of your GMC Yukon which has no more battery . Here are the 3 most classic solutions that will save you from having to call a malfunction service and save you money.
Open the door of your GMC Yukon with the key
First remedy, it may appear to be obvious, but to open your GMC Yukon which has no more electricity, the key will be your best ally. You will normally have at least, a mechanical lock on the driver’s door of your motor vehicle, on some models you will have a second one on the passenger’s side. You have likely already based and tried to open your GMC Yukon through these locks, but bear in mind that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your GMC Yukon that has no more battery, you will have to turn the key in the lock and simultaneously try to pull the door handle . Repeat this process if it doesn’t work on the first door on the second one, if it still doesn’t work, go to the next step of this article.
Attempt to recharge the battery of your GMC Yukon
This remedy is not feasible on all GMC Yukon, in fact, for you to be able to realize this approach you must either, be able to access the trunk of your GMC Yukon and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or be able to put on candles your GMC Yukon and access the electrical cables through the motor shoe of it. .
Whichever remedy you go for, you will need to strip or unplug the cables and connect a battery charger or pliers to transfer power from another vehicle.
Break a window of your GMC Yukon
Last but not least, but not the most useful or least expensive remedy, you can break a window to open your GMC Yukon with a dead battery. Obviously, this remedy will force you to pay the franchise for breaking the glass or buy a window yourself and mount it , but it has the advantage of being efficient. However, think about your insurance before you act, and read your contract, and choose carefully the glass you want to break because generally the smallest windows are more expensive and more difficult to install than the largest ones.
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