Nevertheless we generally try to be attentive, in some cases we forget to switch off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Regrettably, if this is your case, you may end up in the morning with your Tesla Model 3 running out of battery and the central locking system no longer working. In any other case you should be able to open it quite easily with your key, but this is not constantly the case. In this article we are going to check out how to open a Tesla Model 3 with a dead battery? To achieve 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, finally, how to open a Tesla Model 3 with a dead battery.
How to open the trunk of a Tesla Model 3 with a dead battery?
So let’s begin our article with the opening of your Tesla Model 3 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 just alternatives to access the interior of your Tesla Model 3, 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 Tesla Model 3 is built with the “hidden” trunk lock, some finishes and some years are not built with it. Put yourself in front of your trunk, and check around the handle of the trunk, you should discover 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 performed, you will be able to open the trunk of your Tesla Model 3 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 Tesla Model 3, do not hesitate to seek advice from our guide which will describe how to achieve this.
How to open the bonnet of a Tesla Model 3 with a dead battery?
Second possibility to open your Tesla Model 3 hood with a dead battery . As you cannot access the passenger compartment of your motor vehicle, you will have just one remedy to open the bonnet of your Tesla Model 3, you will have to, lift the vehicle, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and identify the cables of the bonnet lock. Once found, you will be able to activate them to unlock the hood of your Tesla Model 3 and have access to your battery.
How do I open the door of a Tesla Model 3 with a dead battery?
Now, we’re really going to focus on opening the door of your Tesla Model 3 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 Tesla Model 3 with the key
First remedy, it may appear to be evident, but to open your Tesla Model 3 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 styles you will have a second one on the passenger’s side. You have most certainly already found and tried to open your Tesla Model 3 through these locks, but take note that some locks function a little differently. To open the door of your Tesla Model 3 that has no more battery, you will have to turn the key in the lock and at the same time 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.
Try to recharge the battery of your Tesla Model 3
This solution is not feasible on all Tesla Model 3, in fact, for you to be able to realize this approach you must either, be able to access the trunk of your Tesla Model 3 and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or be able to put on candles your Tesla Model 3 and access the electrical cables through the motor shoe of it. .
Whichever remedy you choose, 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 Tesla Model 3
Last but not least, but not the most handy or least expensive remedy, you can break a window to open your Tesla Model 3 with a dead battery. Not surprisingly, 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 action, and read your contract, and choose attentively the glass you want to break because often the smallest windows are more expensive and more difficult to install than the largest ones.
In the event that you have any further questions about the Tesla Model 3, do not hesitate to consult our Tesla Model 3 category.