Nevertheless we generally try to be attentive, oftentimes we forget to turn off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Unfortunately, if this is your case, you may find yourself in the morning with your Peugeot 309 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 case. Today we are going to check out how to open a Peugeot 309 with a dead battery? To get this done, first of all we are going to discover 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 Peugeot 309 with a dead battery.
How to open the trunk of a Peugeot 309 with a dead battery?
So let’s start our content with the opening of your Peugeot 309 trunk with a dead battery . In actual fact, if you do not have any more battery you will regrettably 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 Peugeot 309, open your bonnet, and replace or recharge your battery, will be to go through the trunk. To get this done, you will have to check if your Peugeot 309 is equipped with the “hidden” trunk lock, some finishes and some years are not designed with it. Put yourself in front of your trunk, and look 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 done, you will be able to open the trunk of your Peugeot 309 with a dead battery and access the interior of your car and open your hood . If you are unable to fold down the rear seat of your Peugeot 309, do not think twice to seek advice from our article which will show you how to achieve this.
How to open the bonnet of a Peugeot 309 with a dead battery?
Second possibility to open your Peugeot 309 hood with a dead battery . As you cannot access the passenger compartment of your motor vehicle, you will have only one solution to open the bonnet of your Peugeot 309, you will have to, lift the car, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and locate the cables of the bonnet lock. Once found, you will be able to activate them to unlock the hood of your Peugeot 309 and have access to your battery.
How do I open the door of a Peugeot 309 with a dead battery?
Now, we’re really going to focus on opening the door of your Peugeot 309 which has no more battery . Here are the 3 most classic methods that will save you from having to call a malfunction service and save you money.
Open the door of your Peugeot 309 with the key
First solution, it may seem obvious, but to open your Peugeot 309 which has no more electricity, the key will be your best ally. You will most frequently have at least, a mechanical lock on the driver’s door of your motor vehicle, on some versions you will have a second one on the passenger’s side. You have likely already found and tried to open your Peugeot 309 through these locks, but remember that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your Peugeot 309 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 operation 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 content.
Attempt to recharge the battery of your Peugeot 309
This solution is not feasible on all Peugeot 309, in reality, for you to be able to realize this strategy you must either, be able to access the trunk of your Peugeot 309 and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or be able to put on candles your Peugeot 309 and access the electrical cables through the motor shoe of it. .
Whichever solution you select, you will need to strip or unplug the cables and connect a battery charger or pliers to transfer power from another car.
Break a window of your Peugeot 309
Last but not least, but not the most handy or least expensive solution, you can break a window to open your Peugeot 309 with a dead battery. Not surprisingly, this solution 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 go through your contract, and choose cautiously 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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