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Locked Out of Your Trunk? Call the Professionals
If you realized your missing keys turned out to be locked in your trunk, you've got a problem on your hands. But never fear-- Our locksmith professionals are here to save the day when you need it.
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The most common way for people to lock their keys in their trunk is placing them there by mistake and closing the trunk, but other trunk lockout issues involve broken keys as well as damage to the lock on the trunk. Whatever the case may be, trunk lockouts are incredibly frustrating. The good news is that our pro locksmiths are there no matter the situation at all hours to help fix the issue.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. My keys are in the trunk. How can a locksmith get them out?
A. If your keys are locked in the trunk, a locksmith would generally find another way to open up the car and release the trunk latch from the inside. The type of security that your car has would be the largest variable that a locksmith would be working with, but a professional can get past that and get into your car.
The trunk is only one of many locks in the car and most of the time another car lock can be activated, usually from the door. So the most efficient way to get to the trunk is usually through a manual method of opening the door. There are occasional exceptions to this rule, such as when a trunk lock is itself broken, but in general, the standard practice for a professional locksmith is to get to the door first. And our professional locksmiths can get the trunk open quickly and efficiently.
Q. I locked my keys in my trunk-- do I really need a locksmith to get them out?
A. Well, there is another option, and that is to risk damage to your vehicle doing it yourself. By contrast, our professional locksmiths are trained and certified in these matters, so the risk of damage to your vehicle is minimal. The real advantage to calling a locksmith is having the certainty that the car trunk will be successfully opened quickly, efficiency, and without damage to your car. Unless you're sure you won't end up damaging a car door or trunk lock, we suggest leaving trunk lockout services in the hands of professionals.
Q: How can I get the keys out of a locked trunk myself?
A. It is possible for someone who knows what they're doing to get the keys out on their own, but it's usually not a very good idea, which is why we strongly suggest having the number of our professional locksmiths on hand in case of such an emergency rather than 'do it yourself' solutions. That said, to get the car keys out of the trunk, find a proper tool to open up the car door. (If you're not familiar with such tools, it may be time to call a professional.)
Once you manage to get the car door open, the trunk can then be unlocked by using the lock or latch button for the trunk from inside the car. However, if there is damage to the trunk lock, you are going to have to call a locksmith, because attempting to jimmy a trunk lock can lead to further damaging the trunk lock. And a damaged trunk lock because you didn't know what you were doing can turn out to be more expensive.
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Don't forget: having the number to a professional available for you when you need one most is the best way to stave off a potential emergency. Accidents don't happen according to plan: they happen when you're on your way to doing something else. Trunk lockouts happen when people are on their way to meetings, getting ready to pick up loved ones, and even in more extreme scenarios. Make sure to have the number of our professional locksmiths on hand so when an emergency arises, you're ready for the situation. Resolving trunk lockouts are something that our trained professionals have built their reputation on.
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Don't be embarrassed to call because you made a mistake: that's what professionals who handle trunk lockouts are trained to handle. Locking one's keys in the trunk happens a lot more than people realize: professional locksmiths deal with trunk lockouts almost on a daily basis. The most common reason for a trunk lockout is very simple: a person gets distracted with their keys still in the trunk and closes it. So don't feel embarrassed or get upset: neither will solve the problem! What will solve the problem is a certified professional helping you with your trunk lockout issues and getting you back on the road. Our professional locksmiths are there to help you out no matter what the situation is or where you happen to have locked yourself out of your trunk. It's understandable to be a little nervous, especially if it happens to be late at night or you aren't near home. And that is the reason that you should keep our number handy: the professionals are ready for action 24/7, every single day the year. When you find yourself in a trunk lockout situation, make sure you have our number in your phone so we can head over and assist. Our certified, professional locksmiths are there for you when you need them most.
Masters of Trunk Lockouts and Key Extractions
Our professional locksmiths have attracted national respect and attention for doing the best work in the industry. No matter where you are or what time of day, our experts are ready and able to solve any trunk lockout issues, with the tools and skills needed to get your trunk lockout resolved and get you back to driving. We operate remotely, meaning that we can get to your destination regardless of the particular circumstance or location in which you happen to be. This can be particularly handy in a situation late at night; our 24-hour services mean you don't find yourself trapped outside your car for long. Not only will we have someone ready for your situation out quickly (usually less than an hour) resolving a trunk lockout situation usually doesn't take much more than a few minutes, depending on the type of car and its individual security issues. But what's most important is having the assurance that competent professional locksmiths are on the way to make sure that your trunk lockout issues are resolved. Our pros are committed to your safety and security, and will move quickly to help get you back on the road.
Checklist: What to Do If Your Keys are Locked in the Trunk
First on the list: Calm down. Lockouts often occur when you least expect them, which leads to nervousness and even anger. However, neither feeling will get your keys out of your trunk, so just remember that you have our number handy. The most important thing to do is to stay calm and you'll be able to get your bearings to take the next step in resolving the issue.
Second: think it through. Do you have a spare key? In the moment, you may forget if you do, so if you have a spare key this is the best time to use it. If you don't, then please don't make the mistake of trying to work with the trunk lock. Trunk locks are complex, and trying to pick them is a huge mistake. Are any of the car doors open, perhaps by mistake? If not, then it's time to move on to the next step.
Third: Survey and react. How old is your car? Older model vehicles often have the locks on the interior door panel, so if you can get some kind of tool, such as a slim jim, to get to the locks, you can often get the door open and finally access the trunk mechanism. However, on newer model cars, the lock mechanisms are electrical, so another step is required. Once you have the door open, look for a fusebox panel near the driver side door. Removing and replacing the fuse should get the trunk to open. However, if the word 'fuse box' in regards to your car doesn't make you feel comfortable, it's time to call in the professionals.
If you lose your keys in a trunk lockout, don't despair. Our professional locksmiths are available to help with trunk lockout issues every day of the year, no matter what time of day or night it is. To get the job done quickly, efficiently, and right the first time, just call us and we'll send over a certified professional to get you back on the road.
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