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How to open Ford door manually if the car battery or remote dies?

Last Updated on Friday May 18, 2018

In this article, we will show you how you can open the door on your Ford using the metal blade. These instructions apply to multiple Ford models such as Fiesta, Mustang, Fusion, Edge and F150. This is necessary if the car battery has died and you need to manually open the car in order to access the car battery in your Ford. For detailed instructions on how to get inside your Ford Fusion, Ford Mustang, Ford F-150 read the steps below.


Step 1. If you have the intelligent remote you will need to open it up to access the metal key. On the back of the remote there is a release switch. Otherwise press the key release button to flip out the metal blade.

Step 2. Remove the cover and locate the metal key blade or also known as the emergency key.

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Step 3. Use the metal blade to remove the cover from the driver's door handle.

Step 4. Once you slide over the cover you will be able to see the key hole.

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Step 5. Insert the key into the door lock and turn towards the back of the car to unlock your ford.

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