Dead battery 2005 Lincoln LS V6

50

Asked by Apr 13, 2015 at 10:52 AM about the 2005 Lincoln LS V6 Appearance

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1. battery is dead
2. key will not open trunk
3. doors are unlocked
4. how can I release back seats to get inside trunk space

10 Answers

67,255

Wouldn't it be easier to hook up jumper cables and then pop the trunk. There should be a red plastic cover with a large + sign on it under the hood. Hook up the positive (+) jumper cable there and then hook up the negative (-) jumper cable to something metal, not painted, under the hood. HTH. -Jim

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
50

Jim, Yes that would be the easiest way. Unfortunately there isn't one to be found anywhere under the hood. Or I just can't find it. Any other ideas? Thanks Mike

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
67,255

Is the battery in the trunk? If so, look for a large metal lug on or near the underhood fuse box. That'll be for the positive jumper cable. Maybe the red plastic cover was removed by someone else and not replaced. HTH -Jim

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
50

Thanks I'll check that out. Yes the battery is in the trunk.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
50

Are the accessory plugs where you plug it in and charge the car safe to use as I'v seen on various websites.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
67,255

Yes, you can do that. Good thinking! HTH. - Jim

50

the charger way worked. I made sure the ignition was in the off position before charging. charged for 5 minutes and hd enough juice to open the trunk. Mike

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
67,255

Awesome! Glad that worked! Thanks for letting us know. -Jim

Okay I'm having the same prob but I have no clue what charger your speaking of

If you have a key the key hole may be cold, just warm it up with warm water. You can also use lighter or whatever is handy for just a second. The key should turn and the trunk should pop open.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Dead battery 2005 Lincoln LS V6 10 answers

    1. battery is dead 2. key will not open trunk 3. doors are unlocked 4. how can I release back seats to get inside trunk space

    2005 Lincoln LS V6 Appearance

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 lincoln ls v6 1 answer

    So I bought a 2001 lincoln ls v6 and the caps on the hydraulic fan resivoir and the power steering resivor were switched and I put power steering fluid in the hydraulic fan resivor and did not noti...

    2001 Lincoln LS V6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 03 Lincoln LS v6 auto 4 answers

    I have an 03 Lincoln LS automatic v6 the transmission has been acting up since I got it. It shifts hard going into 2nd gear then it hesitates ((not skip or act as slipping)) it's almost like the c...

    2003 Lincoln LS V6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 Lincoln LS AC Compressor 1 answer

    Hello,I have a 2005 Lincoln LS with AC problems. Recently the AC started blowing warm air. I had the DCC Valves replaced about 3-4 years ago. I took the car to the dealer to have it looked at so th...

    2005 Lincoln LS V8 Sport

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 lincoln LS v6 no fuel 1 answer

    I have a 2004 lincoln LS v6 and I have no fuel pressure and the pump is good the relays are all good the PCM is good the fuses are good the REM is good pressure sensor is good. When I turn the key...

    2004 Lincoln LS V6 Luxury

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

LS

Looking for a Used LS in your area?

CarGurus has 489 nationwide LS listings starting at $2,195.

ZIP:

Search Lincoln LS Questions

Lincoln LS Experts

#1 Ionatan Ion
Ionatan Ion
Reputation 1,220
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 890
#3 Jonathon Sheffield
Jonathon Sheffield
Reputation 740
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Town Car
34 Great Deals out of 1,791 listings starting at $1,500
Used Cadillac CTS
186 Great Deals out of 10,513 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
591 Great Deals out of 34,068 listings starting at $899
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chrysler 300
404 Great Deals out of 19,199 listings starting at $850
Used Dodge Charger
454 Great Deals out of 29,322 listings starting at $2,300
Used Honda Accord
946 Great Deals out of 77,735 listings starting at $899
Used Nissan Altima
1,156 Great Deals out of 79,666 listings starting at $500
Used BMW 3 Series
943 Great Deals out of 30,262 listings starting at $1,000
Used Lincoln Navigator
103 Great Deals out of 5,837 listings starting at $1,900
Used Nissan Maxima
323 Great Deals out of 24,380 listings starting at $999
Used Acura TL
178 Great Deals out of 5,745 listings starting at $1,100

Used Cars For Sale

2006 Lincoln LS For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 49 listings starting at $2,195

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.