Although we generally try to be attentive, occasionally we forget to turn off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Sadly, if this is your case, you may end up in the morning with your Renault Twizy running out of battery and the central locking system no longer working. Normally you should have the ability to open it quite easily with your key, but this is not constantly the case. Today we are going to check out how to open a Renault Twizy with a dead battery? To achieve this, 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 Renault Twizy with a dead battery.
How to open the trunk of a Renault Twizy with a dead battery?
So let’s begin our article with the opening of your Renault Twizy trunk with a dead battery . Obviously, if you do not have any more battery you will unfortunately not have the ability 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 solutions to access the interior of your Renault Twizy, open your bonnet, and replace or recharge your battery, will be to go through the trunk. To do this, you will have to verify if your Renault Twizy is furnished with the “hidden” trunk lock, some finishes and some years are not designed 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 have the ability to insert and turn your key. Once this is done, you will have the ability to open the trunk of your Renault Twizy 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 Renault Twizy, do not think twice to seek advice from our article which will show you how to get this done.
How to open the bonnet of a Renault Twizy with a dead battery?
Second possibility to open your Renault Twizy 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 Renault Twizy, you will have to, lift the vehicle, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and locate the cables of the bonnet lock. Once located, you will have the ability to activate them to unlock the hood of your Renault Twizy and have access to your battery.
How do I open the door of a Renault Twizy with a dead battery?
Now, we’re really going to concentrate on opening the door of your Renault Twizy which has no more battery . Here are the 3 most traditional techniques that will save you from having to call a malfunction service and save you money.
Open the door of your Renault Twizy with the key
First solution, it may seem to be obvious, but to open your Renault Twizy 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 probably already located and tried to open your Renault Twizy through these locks, but remember that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your Renault Twizy 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 procedure 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 Renault Twizy
This solution is not feasible on all Renault Twizy, in fact, for you to have the ability to realize this strategy you must either, have the ability to access the trunk of your Renault Twizy and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or have the ability to put on candles your Renault Twizy and access the electrical cables through the motor shoe of it. .
Whichever solution 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 Renault Twizy
Last but not least, but not the most practical or least expensive solution, you can break a window to open your Renault Twizy with a dead battery. Of course, 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. Nevertheless, think about your insurance before you work, and browse your contract, and choose attentively the glass you want to break because quite often the smallest windows are more expensive and more difficult to install than the largest ones.
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