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Can't get in my car!

I tried to open my car this morning but nothing worked. I have keyless entry card to Megane 1.6 Dynamique. I only have a spare key which doesn't have the pull-out manual key bit in it, so at the moment am stuck. My neighbours have since told me that they saw my lights on during the early hours of this morning, and so we now think the battery is flat, but i can't get in the car to open the bonnet. I also didn't leave lights on (as parked in daylight yesterday) and so can't understand why the lights were on? Perhaps some sort of warning/electronic breakdown thing??? Somebody has mentioned something called Power-up which is something we could access to be able to get enough charge to the battery to get in the car and start it. Can anyone help??? Please?? Thank you, Kerri!!
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Hi there Kerri, and welcome to the forums.

I'm a bit puzzled - how old is your car? Wouldn't it be covered by some breakdown cover?

Also, where is your original (main) key?

I fear that its a locksmith to gain entry via the emergency lock (which would allow the bonnet to be opened), if the main key can't be located.

Hope that helps, let us know how things develop.


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Hi iam not sure about this but is there not an emergencie key lock somewhere on the car for open the door as Velsatisfied has already said and it the key not apart of the key card or something and this will then give you access to the car to open the bonnet and replace the battery or charge it,is it not possible that you have hit the light switch and turned on the lights not knowing??,failing all this any good locksmith will be able to gain access i hope this helps all the best Donald.
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Welcome to the forum. If you have breakdown assistance I would make them the 1st port of call
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Smile The answer to getting into a Megane

We spoke to Renault main dealers and they did not have a clue how to get into the car.

So the end result is this if you are ever locked out of a Megane.

We drilled the lock got in and re charged the battery. No other way.
Now we need a new lock, the cover still hides the fact its been drilled though. So it is the cheapest method and quickest to get into a locked Megane.
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