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My zapper and key will not open my lexus ls430 2002. Car battery

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My zapper and key will not open my lexus ls430 2002. Car battery is flat.
How can I get into it?
Peter Donohoe
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Greg replied 4 years ago.
Hi Mr Donohoe .

Best way is to have a battery jump pack or jump cables from a friends car and then with the cables get under the car and connect the red (POS) cable to the main positive cable on the starter motor and the black (NEG) cable to the block of the engine ,
This will give the system power so you can open the doors .

Here is a diagram of the starter motor and where to connect .

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thanks for your advise.


Opened hood using with a bent and shaped pole from the trunk through the ski hatch and pulled latch.

Expert:  Greg replied 4 years ago.
Hi Peter .

Thants another way, but i thought you could not get into your car.

Good work Peter and wish you happy motoring and thank you very much all the best mate .

Kindest regards Greg