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Old 06-10-2009, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Battery dead, Cant unlock doors

Ok, some big dummy left my fog lights on all day.
Battery is dead, key will NOT unlock anything.
WTF? Is there a hidden post to put jumper cable to?
1993 740IL, Battery under back seat.
I took my window out ( another story ) and am getting a boost now.
Any answers? I'll check thread tomorrow.
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The locks won't manually turn?
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Old 06-10-2009, 11:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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manual opening

1. insert a key in a door lock
2. Turn counter clock-wise half turn
3.Lift door handle up
4. Complete unlock.
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WS> Not manually.
antose9> I wished my manual wasn’t in the glove box, hopefully my dumb butt ( I mean teh dummy that left my fog lights on) wont have to ever to try that. You should see the bruise on my arm from squeezing it through the window.
I was able to put my hand on the lock inside the car, still would not unlock. Put the jumper cables to it and viola!
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Glad it got solved. Maybe there is an issue with the lock linkage.
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both the door and trunk have manual unlock by turning keey all the way left.

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