Nevertheless we generally try to be attentive, oftentimes we forget to switch 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 Toyota Matrix running out of battery and the central locking system no longer working. Normally you should have the ability to open it actually quite easily with your key, but this is not always the circumstance. In this article we are going to check out how to open a Toyota Matrix with a dead battery? To do this, first of all we are going to see 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 Toyota Matrix with a dead battery.
How to open the trunk of a Toyota Matrix with a dead battery?
So let’s start our article with the opening of your Toyota Matrix trunk with a dead battery . In fact, if you do not have any more battery you will regrettably 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 alternatives to access the interior of your Toyota Matrix, open your bonnet, and replace or recharge your battery, will be to go through the trunk. To achieve this, you will have to check if your Toyota Matrix 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 performed, you will have the ability to open the trunk of your Toyota Matrix 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 Toyota Matrix, do not hesitate to seek advice from our article which will show you how to achieve this.
How to open the bonnet of a Toyota Matrix with a dead battery?
Second opportunity to open your Toyota Matrix 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 Toyota Matrix, you will have to, lift the car, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and identify the cables of the bonnet lock. Once located, you will have the ability to activate them to unlock the hood of your Toyota Matrix and have access to your battery.
How do I open the door of a Toyota Matrix with a dead battery?
Now, we’re really going to concentrate on opening the door of your Toyota Matrix which has no more battery . Here are the 3 most classic ways that will save you from having to call a malfunction service and save you money.
Open the door of your Toyota Matrix with the key
First remedy, it may seem obvious, but to open your Toyota Matrix 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 styles you will have a second one on the passenger’s side. You have probably already located and tried to open your Toyota Matrix through these locks, but bear in mind that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your Toyota Matrix 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 Toyota Matrix
This solution is not feasible on all Toyota Matrix, in fact, for you to have the ability to realize this approach you must either, have the ability to access the trunk of your Toyota Matrix and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or have the ability to put on candles your Toyota Matrix 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 car.
Break a window of your Toyota Matrix
Last but not least, but not the most handy or least expensive remedy, you can break a window to open your Toyota Matrix 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 work, and go through your contract, and choose carefully the glass you want to break because generally the smallest windows are more expensive and more complicated to install than the largest ones.
If perhaps you have any further questions about the Toyota Matrix, do not hesitate to consult our Toyota Matrix category.