Nevertheless we generally try to be attentive, often we forget to switch off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Unfortunately, if this is your case, you may end up in the morning with your Volkswagen CC running out of battery and the central locking system no longer working. Normally you should be able to open it quite easily with your key, but this is not always the case. Today we are going to look at how to open a Volkswagen CC with a dead battery? To achieve this, first of all we are going to see how to open the trunk of your car with a dead battery, then how to open the bonnet and, finally, how to open a Volkswagen CC with a dead battery.
How to open the trunk of a Volkswagen CC with a dead battery?
So let’s start our article with the opening of your Volkswagen CC trunk with a dead battery . In truth, if you do not have any more battery you will sadly not be able to use the centralized locking of your car, on certain series, the key will not be enough either to open your doors manually. In this case, one of the only possibilities to access the interior of your Volkswagen CC, open your bonnet, and change or recharge your battery, will be to go through the trunk. To get this done, you will have to verify if your Volkswagen CC 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 look around the handle of the trunk, you should locate 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 Volkswagen CC 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 Volkswagen CC, do not hesitate to consult our guidebook which will describe how to do this.
How to open the bonnet of a Volkswagen CC with a dead battery?
Second possibility to open your Volkswagen CC hood with a dead battery . As you cannot access the passenger compartment of your car, you will have only one solution to open the bonnet of your Volkswagen CC, 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 be able to activate them to unlock the hood of your Volkswagen CC and have access to your battery.
How do I open the door of a Volkswagen CC with a dead battery?
Now, we’re really going to concentrate on opening the door of your Volkswagen CC 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 Volkswagen CC with the key
First solution, it may seem evident, but to open your Volkswagen CC 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 car, on some styles you will have a second one on the passenger’s side. You have most certainly already located and tried to open your Volkswagen CC through these locks, but bear in mind that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your Volkswagen CC 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 Volkswagen CC
This remedy is not feasible on all Volkswagen CC, in fact, for you to be able to realize this strategy you must either, be able to access the trunk of your Volkswagen CC and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or be able to put on candles your Volkswagen CC 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 vehicle.
Break a window of your Volkswagen CC
Last but not least, but not the most useful or least expensive solution, you can break a window to open your Volkswagen CC 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. However, think about your insurance before you action, and browse your contract, and choose attentively the glass you want to break because quite often the smallest windows are more expensive and more complicated to install than the largest ones.
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