KEYS LOCKED IN TRUNK
Car Trunk Lockouts: What Should You Do When You Lose Your Keys?
So you went to put a heavy load of stuff in your trunk, and your keys slid out of your pocket while you were doing it. Or maybe you put your keys in the trunk while moving a bunch of groceries in or out, and forgot to pick them back up before slamming it shut. So now what?
First of all, don't feel embarrassed. This is by far one of the most common calls that we (and other locksmiths) get as far as automotive issues go. It's a mistake that everyone makes at one time or another. If you don't have any other access to your trunk, don't worry. It's no problem for a skilled locksmith to get the trunk open in a short amount of time, and We have the best locksmiths in your area waiting on call for you. We'll come to where you are, and in most cases we'll have you back on the road in under an hour.
What's Up With Your Trunk Lock?
So why is the trunk lock such a problem? With older model vehicles, it really isn't. Locksmiths usually have no trouble opening up older trunks for you. But as cars have become more sophisticated and as thieves have become more keen on stealing from trunks or using them as an entry point, car manufacturers have upped the security measures used in the trunk along with the rest of the car. This requires locksmiths to keep up with all the new stuff being implemented in each new model of car.
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How Do I Help When the Locksmith Arrives?
Some trunks are designed such that if you lock a key in them, it's virtually impossible to get them open without another key - even for a highly trained locksmith. In these cases, what we do is to re-key the lock for you. That means creating a new key for you right on the spot. This is possible using our fully kitted out mobile response vehicles. We've got all the tools we need on hand to make a new key or even perform a complete lock replacement.
Stuck with an emergency trunk lockout? The process for getting it fixed couldn't be simpler.
Our contact information is available on our website, and you can reach us by phone at any time. Our operators will process your call immediately, and no matter what the circumstances we ask our technicians to get to you within 30 minutes. There may be some unusual circumstances that cause things to take a little longer, but the majority of our calls for trunk lockouts are resolved in less than an hour from start to finish.
Once you call us, we get the ball rolling immediately and will keep you updated on the progress. We respond with the same rapidity, professionalism and technical know-how no matter what hour you put your call in. We've been doing business in your area for a long time and are proud of our reputation, and we want your service call to be a part of our history here. For your convenience, we accept a wide range of payment options. We can provide you with a receipt for any payments made, and we won't ask for payment until you are satisfied with our work.
No matter what time you call, we send you a fully trained and qualified technician equipped with all the tools they need to solve your problem. In most cases, they will be able to quickly open the trunk and reunite you with your keys.
In some odd cases, they may have to fashion a new key on site. Either way, they'll make sure the problem gets resolved.
Rekeying of a lock can mean a replacement of the cylinder, but more often we can simply make a new key for your existing cylinder. This is done in circumstances where the locksmith simply cannot get the lock open with their tools for some reason, and there are no other known ways to open the trunk without causing damage to it. Fortunately, whatever the circumstances might call for in terms of re-keying, we can handle it on the spot with the tools we have on hand. Our team spends a lot of time keeping up with automotive industry developments and making sure we have the right tools for any job.
It's always prudent to have a backup key handy. Unfortunately, the vast majority of people don't think of doing this for their automobile. That's the main reason why locksmiths offer emergency trunk opening services! People often don't consider the importance of a backup means of getting into their trunk until their car keys are locked in it. Fortunately, if we're out on a service call opening your trunk, we can quickly and easily make backups for you as well. We do it on the spot, and it adds only a little time and extra expense to the service call. For that small expenditure, you'll have peace of mind knowing you won't have to make an emergency call again if you have another trunk incident.
We know you need help fast when you lock your keys in your trunk. While it may seem like a silly accident, it can cause major problems. You might lose your job, leave a child at school or even have a health emergency, just to name a few of the worst possibilities. We take pride in both our quick and professional service, and our integrity. We won't take advantage of you when you're in an emergency.
Keep our number in your phone contacts, and have peace of mind knowing that you're going to be okay even if the keys get locked in the trunk.