Being locked out of your car is stressful, and what once was an easy process to open a door is now a difficult thing. Modern cars are often keyless, so what can you do if you cannot get into your car? Here are some reasons why you may need to hire a locksmith to help you get into your locked car.
The Keys are Gone
If you have lost your car keys, what can you do? Hiring a professional locksmith will help you get back into your car and we can direct you to the right auto dealer to have new keys made.
They Keys are Locked in the Car
A locksmith will help you get in the car if your keys are locked inside.
If you have a broken key or a key that broke in the car door, call a locksmith. If you do not have spare keys, a professional locksmith will be able to help you get back into your car and dislodge the broken key.
Broken Key Fob
When you have a broken key fob, it usually can be fixed with new batteries or reprogramming. Youtube is a great source to help reprogramming your specific car key fob. The internal computer chip can be broken, which may require dealers to fix it if the locksmith is unable to get you back into the car.
Car Damage from Theft
If someone tried to break into your car, you could be dealing with a broken door lock. When someone breaks into your car, they can damage the doors and ignition. Some security alarm systems will prevent the car from being stolen, but there are several cars that do not have the anti-theft devices. In some cases a dealer needs to reset the security alarm that was activated when the car was being stolen.
Modern cars do have unique anti-theft devices, and will often disable the ignition if someone tries to steal the car. The newer smart key devices are beneficial to prevent car theft, but they do cost a lot to replace if they are stolen or lost. Contact A1 Key and Security if you have been locked out of your car and you need assistance!