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Hi all!...wondering is there anyone here with knowledge or has been in the following situation??..i have an 1989 w124 300ce "coupe" battery is flat with hood & all doors & boot locked no response from door locks when key is inserted & turned:confused: thanks in advance all ;)
 

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These should do it. :)

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Alternatively, use the search facility on here as there are several threads over the years on how to power up the car again in this situation.
 

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You need to raise the car and get 12 volt on the large wire on the starter motor, the remote will then work
 

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Being of a 1989 vintage, I don't see why sticking the key in the lock and turning it won't allow access..
 

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The locks seize up when they are never used
 

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Not sure if a number plate lamp will allow you to connect a charger to put some charge into the battery ..remove the light and connect to the wires..
 

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Not sure if a number plate lamp will allow you to connect a charger to put some charge into the battery ..remove the light and connect to the wires..

He cant get in to turn the lamps on
 

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No, but one may be able to access the wires from the outside.

A bit of lubricant in the lock?
 

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No, but one may be able to access the wires from the outside.

A bit of lubricant in the lock?

I do not follow Richard, what wires are on the outside
 

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I'm pretty sure that 12v has been applied via the numberplate light wires in order to get a little current into the car worth some success in the past.
 

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I'm pretty sure that 12v has been applied via the numberplate light wires in order to get a little current into the car worth some success in the past.

I don't see how that would work unless the Lights were still switched on
 
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Thanks for all the replies guys! i got access through raising the car & power to starter! cheers! & thanks again television. ;)
 

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Please do start spraying some PTFE into the door locks and soon the key should turn.
 

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