I seem to have locked my keys in my car for the first time in my life.
Anyone have any options I should try before resorting to hiring a locksmith? The only time I’ve been close to such a situation was when Corey locked the keys in Paloma and shattered the window trying to pry his way in. So I’m sort of shaky on trying such things when I don’t know what the hell I’m doing.
If you can get the window down even a tiny bit, your best bet is to try using a coat hanger.
Though if you have power windows, that’s not really an option.
I think the fellow who lives across the court from us is a locksmith. He drives a black Lock Hawk truck. You might see if you can find him today if you can’t get your keys out.
I’m so sorry!
The last time I did that, my friend and I just found the sketchiest bar within walking distance, and pleaded for help, assuming someone there would have significantly better breaking-into-car skills than we. It worked. 🙂
A friend of dubious nature once gave me a hands-on lesson about it. If you can find thin, flexy sheet metal, and cut it into a hooked shape on the end, most cars can be picked by sliding that down between the window and weather stripping. If you need the metal, I have some that might work.
There’s some bar in there that runs between the handle and the lock that can be pulled on.
Also… don’t use a tire iron >_>
haha. a tire iron.
Find a friend who has AAA.
They don’t check the ownership of the car, plus, it can be used for any car the member is riding in.
did you get them out?
I’ve locked keys in cars a few times now, the last time, I actually managed to lock the keys in the car while it was still running! I fail x10.
hi. i was at the spoon the other night with some weird people sitting awkwardly as the 3rd wheel at a two-person table and you were our server. i found your journal through riley’s.