Although we generally try to be attentive, sometimes we forget to turn off our low beam lights, a flashing light, or leave the radio on. Sadly, if this is your circumstance, you may find yourself in the morning with your Volvo S90 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 always the circumstance. Today we are going to check out how to open a Volvo S90 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 Volvo S90 with a dead battery.
How to open the trunk of a Volvo S90 with a dead battery?
So let’s begin our article with the opening of your Volvo S90 trunk with a dead battery . Indeed, 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 alternatives to access the interior of your Volvo S90, 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 Volvo S90 is built with the “hidden” trunk lock, some finishes and some years are not equipped 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 carried out, you will be able to open the trunk of your Volvo S90 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 Volvo S90, do not hesitate to seek advice from our article which will explain how to achieve this.
How to open the bonnet of a Volvo S90 with a dead battery?
Second possibility to open your Volvo S90 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 Volvo S90, you will have to, lift the vehicle, possibly remove the front bumper of the car and situate the cables of the bonnet lock. Once based, you will be able to activate them to unlock the hood of your Volvo S90 and have access to your battery.
How do I open the door of a Volvo S90 with a dead battery?
Now, we’re really going to focus on opening the door of your Volvo S90 which has no more battery . Here are the 3 most classic methods that will save you from having to call a breakdown service and save you money.
Open the door of your Volvo S90 with the key
First solution, it may seem obvious, but to open your Volvo S90 which has no more electricity, the key will be your best ally. You will mostly 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 likely already based and tried to open your Volvo S90 through these locks, but be aware that some locks work a little differently. To open the door of your Volvo S90 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 article.
Attempt to recharge the battery of your Volvo S90
This remedy is not feasible on all Volvo S90, in fact, for you to be able to realize this technique you must either, be able to access the trunk of your Volvo S90 and have a cigarette lighter plug in it or be able to put on candles your Volvo S90 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 Volvo S90
Last but not least, but not the most handy or least expensive solution, you can break a window to open your Volvo S90 with a dead battery. Obviously, 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 work, and browse your contract, and choose carefully the glass you want to break because often the smallest windows are more expensive and more difficult to install than the largest ones.
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