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I'M LOCKED OUT OF MY CAR!!! by huracan2015
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Report this Post06-17-2014 09:36 PM Click Here to See the Profile for huracan2015Send a Private Message to huracan2015Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Is there ANY way to get in my car??? The keys are stuck in the trunk!!!
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Report this Post06-17-2014 09:56 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Neils88Click Here to Email Neils88Send a Private Message to Neils88Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Locksmith....

...also tow truck drivers use a "slim-jim" to lift the lock.

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Originally posted by Neils88:

Locksmith....

...also tow truck drivers use a "slim-jim" to lift the lock.



Oh well. Hoped there would be a secret latch or something lol. I'll go to my grandpas house 45 mins away to get my spare keys tomorrow
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Report this Post06-17-2014 11:31 PM Click Here to See the Profile for GodSendClick Here to Email GodSendSend a Private Message to GodSendEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Got a sunroof? Bang on the glass right near the latch. It should shake free after a few swift hits. After that you can reach in,undo the latch, remove the glass, climb in, hit the power trunk release if you have one.

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Originally posted by GodSend:

Got a sunroof? Bang on the glass right near the latch. It should shake free after a few swift hits. After that you can reach in,undo the latch, remove the glass, climb in, hit the power trunk release if you have one.


No sunroof
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Report this Post06-18-2014 09:49 AM Click Here to See the Profile for 84fiero123Click Here to Email 84fiero123Send a Private Message to 84fiero123Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Antenna is a solid shaft type and perfect for getting into these. unscrew it and get a screwdriver and very carefully pry the window out just enough to get the wire in, now if you have working electric door locks just try to push on the open button. if not pull the lock button up with the wire. you are going to have to make a couple of bends in the wire of course but its not all that hard to do or impossible.

For future reference a spare boor key hidden someplace on the outside will save you a lot of trouble, also hide a spare ignition key under the hood as well, that way if you didn't lock your keys in the car and just lost them you have a key on the outside to get into the passenger compartment but not one for the ignition, that way if someone does find your spare door key they haven't got the ignition key and you only know where you hid the ignition key.

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Report this Post06-18-2014 10:03 AM Click Here to See the Profile for huracan2015Send a Private Message to huracan2015Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for the future tips! My window is too tight though, I tried to pry it but woudnt even budge. Then this morning I realized that I took the battery out so the only way to get in is with the keys
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see if your dealer can cut you a new door key. They used to be able to do this if you could prove ownership.

You should be able to pull back door glass enough to get something in there.
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Originally posted by jaskispyder:

see if your dealer can cut you a new door key. They used to be able to do this if you could prove ownership.

You should be able to pull back door glass enough to get something in there.


Ditto, never met a car I could not get into, but then I do have a rather colorful past as my wife likes to call it.

edit to add I see you are also in Farmington, but in another state, to bad I could have helped if it was Farmington, ME.

Steve

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Report this Post06-18-2014 12:26 PM Click Here to See the Profile for CsjagClick Here to Email CsjagSend a Private Message to CsjagEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Happened to me a few months ago and I used a small carpenters square to go between the glass and the dew wipes and pop the door open. My car has tight dew wipes too.
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Report this Post06-18-2014 01:23 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Formula88Send a Private Message to Formula88Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Please don't post recommended methods to break into our cars on the internet. If you have some tips, please send them via PM.
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I keep spare Fiero door keys on my house key ring, for both Fieros. I can always unlock the doors, even if I'm not carrying the car keys.
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Report this Post06-18-2014 03:51 PM Click Here to See the Profile for huracan2015Send a Private Message to huracan2015Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Just got my spare keys from my grandparents. Anyways, my windows are to tight becasue thats how i adjusted them otherwise they leak when it rains
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Please don't post recommended methods to break into our cars on the internet. If you have some tips, please send them via PM.


If someone wants your car its gone. Rock is all you need. Easily found...

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Always been able to pull back a fiero window enough to get my hand on the lock myself.
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http://m.ebay.com/itm?itemId=171015355672


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What, you just stick these plastic keys in... and turn?

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Triple A will provide a locksmith.
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What, you just stick these plastic keys in... and turn?



Yep. Many years ago when I worked in a key and engraving shop we sold these. You cut them like a regular key. They fit in your wallet like a credit card. I wouldn't use them all the time but they'll work in a pinch.

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Had this happen to me a few weeks ago. I ended up pulling the windshield back as I had noticed it was loose the night prior by accident. I was able to pull it back just far enough to unlock the doors. I tried the wire method without success. Not saying this will work for anyone, but I thought it was a funny way to unlock the doors in these situations.

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In case you guys missed it, my keys were in the trunk. And there was no battery in the car so I couldn't press the trunk button. Opening the doors would have been pointless lol!
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If you had been able to unlock the door, you may still have been able to unlock the trunk by applying a 12 volt source (battery or battery charger) to the cigarette lighter and then using your trunk popper button to open the lid. This has worked for me several times on cars with dead batteries. I'm not 100% sure it will work with a car having NO battery. Would have been worth a try, if you didn't have that second set of keys available. Glad you got the problem solved.
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If you had been able to unlock the door, you may still have been able to unlock the trunk by applying a 12 volt source (battery or battery charger) to the cigarette lighter and then using your trunk popper button to open the lid. This has worked for me several times on cars with dead batteries. I'm not 100% sure it will work with a car having NO battery. Would have been worth a try, if you didn't have that second set of keys available. Glad you got the problem solved.


I would bet in a pinch like encountered here by this member a simple 9 volt battery available just about anywhere would work for one opening of the trunk. a couple of peace's of wire to the fuse for the trunk popper and there you go into the trunk.

sorry I missed the part that you said in your original post that your keys were in the trunk or would have mentioned that. hey its worth a try, I have never had to do it myself but have heard that the smallest battery's still have enough juice to pop a trunk.

Someone want to try it that has a popper laying around ?

Steve

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Originally posted by Formula88:

Please don't post recommended methods to break into our cars on the internet. If you have some tips, please send them via PM.


Do you really think the people who brake into cars need tips on how to do it? Come on, if it ain't your car and you don't care about doing any damage all they need is a rock as someone else already said.

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