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Old 09-13-2019, 07:46 AM
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BATTERY ISSUE

Hey guys

One day i was going to my car and the battery was fully empty

I tried give it a start from another car trough the hood

I cant change the battery since it is in the trunk and i cant open it

What can i do ??
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Old 09-13-2019, 08:49 AM
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Use a screwdriver to open the rear hatch via the manual slot and then swap out to your new battery

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Since you mention you tried jump starting the car...you can hook up jumper cables (again) to the positive & negative terminals in the engine bay (or you can use a battery charger or tender)...this will give the car enough power to unlock the tailgate using the interior tailgate release button...or your remote...or the release pad on the tailgate handle. Just remember to NOT shut the trunk (all the way) if you don't have an auxiliary power source to power the tailgate when you need to reopen it.

Hopefully you know how to use the mechanism that facilitates removing the spare so that you can access the battery compartment. If you don't...there used to be a really good video on Youtube that shows how to use the built-in straps & handle...and the brace that holds the tail gate in place.
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Since you mention you tried jump starting the car...you can hook up jumper cables (again) to the positive & negative terminals in the engine bay (or you can use a battery charger or tender)...this will give the car enough power to unlock the tailgate using the interior tailgate release button...or your remote...or the release pad on the tailgate handle. Just remember to NOT shut the trunk (all the way) if you don't have an auxiliary power source to power the tailgate when you need to reopen it.

Hopefully you know how to use the mechanism that facilitates removing the spare so that you can access the battery compartment. If you don't...there used to be a really good video on Youtube that shows how to use the built-in straps & handle...and the brace that holds the tail gate in place.
+1 did this exact procedure when I shut the hatch mistakenly after battery died. Worked perfect
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