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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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We have a pathfinder,the battery has gone flat theres not

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We have a pathfinder,the battery has gone flat there's not enough power to unlock anything how do you gain entry to hood for battery or doors please
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 3 years ago.
Hello


A flat battery means you can't get the deadlock or alarm system to release its grip

I'd start by charging the battery as you can't get into the car/ boot the other way to do this is jack the car up so you can get under the front.


Locate the starter motor and the large power cable that runs to it - connect the positive battery charger lead to this terminal

then connect the charger negative lead to the metal of the engine block

This should complete the charging circuit and get some power into the battery allowing you into the car