THE BATTERY IS FLAT ON MY AUTOMATIC V70 AND I CANT UNLOCK THE DOORS. CAN YOU HELP PLEASE

  • Tiny
  • Raymond George
  • 2000 VOLVO V70
  • 135,000 MILES

I have tried praying but that hasn't worked. I need to get into the car to take my children to hospital later this morning

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Monday, May 14th, 2012 AT 8:50 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Rasmataz
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Try charging the battery thru the starter motor battery terminal-

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Monday, May 14th, 2012 AT 9:03 AM
  • Tiny
  • Raymond George
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Thanks Rasmataz

The problem is that I cant open the bonnet or boot. Is there some way in which I can open the doors please with charging the battery?

Thanks for your suggestion though. I am grateful

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Monday, May 14th, 2012 AT 9:27 AM
  • Tiny
  • Raymond George
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Thanks Rasmataz

My problem is deeper than that in that I cannot open the doors or bonnet or even the boot. Thanks anyweay for your help. Any new ideas please?

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Monday, May 14th, 2012 AT 10:10 AM
  • Tiny
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How about trying the old standby of putting a key in the door. All cars have manual locks in addition to power.

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Monday, May 14th, 2012 AT 10:14 AM

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