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Battery in H2 dead and key is stuck in ignition. But I don't…

Battery in H2 dead...

Battery in H2 dead and key is stuck in ignition

Mechanic's Assistant: Did you test the battery with a voltmeter? And have you ever changed one before?

No, but I don't drive the vehicle that often, it sits under cover so occasionally it will drain dead

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your H2?

2005 and I have charged it up before but not changed it. Probably original

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your H2 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I haven't tried anything. I just went to go start it and make sure the battery is getting a little charge since I don't drive it.Hit the unlock on key and it barely unlocked. Put key in and it got stuck

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I think that's it

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This has a key lock solenoid that won't allow the key to come out if the battery is dead. If you jump it or charge the battery you will then be able to get the key out without a problem. It's common with the dead battery. It must be very dead for the solenoid not to work, it only needs 12 volts.

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ok thank you, ***** ***** try to jump it

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