If you have ever lost your car keys, forgotten them in some inaccessible place or accidentally locked yourself in the cabin, you know exactly how difficult it is to open the car without a key. Many car owners have faced this problem, some of them more than once.
Finding yourself in such a situation, you should understand that opening car doors is quite a complicated process, especially in cases where the car is equipped with a special burglary protection. But despite this, you can find a lot of recommendations on the Internet about how to quickly open the car. Which of these tips really work and make sense?
Have a spare key
It is very unwise to have only one set of car keys. Every lock should have one. It is advisable to have several keys in different places. It is recommended to have one spare key with you at all times. Someone adds a key from a car to a bunch of home keys, someone carries in a bag. Some motorists arrange a camouflaged hiding place in the car, attaching the keys to the bumper or under the fender of the car (just make sure the key is firmly fastened).
If the spare keys to your car are left at home, ask to have them brought to you. Yes, it will take some time, but you will be able to open the car without damaging the lock or the car body.
Ask a professional
In case it is impossible to get spare keys, or there are no keys at all, contact an emergency door opening service. Specialists who work there know how to open the car without a key on the alarm system, with the help of special auto decoders and other picks. This is the most correct recommendation, which works 100%. But, in order for you to help open the car, you will need to provide documents confirming that you are its owner.
Professionals will be able to perform emergency door lock opening without damaging the lock or the door itself. They not only have the right tools for this, but also enough experience.
Passing the signal over the speakerphone
On the Internet, when asked how to open the central lock without a key, the following "tiphack" is offered. The car owner is recommended to contact relatives who have a spare key and an alarm key fob by phone. Having turned on speakerphone, the car can be opened remotely. As checked more than once, in practice, this advice does not work. But you can try, if you believe in miracles. Suddenly, you may be the lucky one.
Sometimes there are situations when drastic measures are needed. For example, if a small child is locked inside. How to open the car, if the keys are inside, and we need to act urgently?
Break the glass. If possible, you may glue the glass with adhesive tape to prevent the shards from scattering around the interior.
Knock out the lock cylinder. It is worth noting that the option is justified if you have a domestic car (Soviet model).
Tools for opening the car lock
A quality tool for a car locksmith will help to cope with the most difficult lock. Such a tool is a must for the locksmiths at the car service center and service station. Having the necessary set of decoders and picks in the arsenal, even a novice car locksmith can open the car door without resorting to drastic destructive actions.
You can also buy such a tool in a specialized store "Medvezhatnik", but to work with decoders requires special knowledge. You can get them at locksmith courses. After completing the courses, you will know how to open the car without a key, having basic knowledge and skills.