Memphis KEYS LOCKED IN TRUNK
How Do You Handle A Car Trunk Lockout?
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?
Opening a trunk used to be simple, and still is on some older models of cars. The locksmith could either pick the lock or, on some models, get in through the back seat by one means or another. Technology has increased to stem the rising tide of thefts from car trunks, however. That means enhanced security measures on some vehicle models, which is good for keeping out thieves but bad when you lock your keys in the trunk. Fortunately, a skilled locksmith still has a variety of options for retrieving your keys.
It's important to know what a locksmith's procedure is when handling a trunk lockout. Some lack the training or expertise to bypass certain trunk security features and can only re-key the lock, which will necessarily be more expensive. Our experienced team will assess the situation and open the trunk without re-keying if it is possible. This can save you quite a bit of money.
Stuck with an emergency trunk lockout? The process for getting it fixed couldn't be simpler.
Get In Touch With Us
We understand that most customers these days immediately go to their phones and search the internet for a solution to immediate problems like a trunk lockout. That's why we have made our contact information easily accessible to you online, no matter what type of device you are on. We're always just a click or a tap away.
You can always contact us by phone. We have operators continually available to take your call and quickly get our team working on your trunk lockout situation. We pride ourselves on having the quickest response time in your area no matter when you call. We aim to have someone to your location within 30 minutes.
How Do I Help When the Locksmith Arrives?
The locksmith will get your information from our dispatcher, but it can help to give them a quick overview of the problem. Our locksmiths have seen many a trunk lockout during their career, so they'll almost always be able to get straight to work.
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 a Lock
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.
Consider a Backup Key
Did you know that less than 10% of all car owners keep a backup copy of their automotive keys? It's something that people generally don't think about until an emergency lockout situation strikes. A backup key is the quickest way to recover from locking your keys in the trunk. We can create a backup for you on the scene after we've restored access to your trunk. It doesn't take long and is only a modest added cost, but could prevent you from ever having another emergency lockout call with the vehicle. Some people give their backup keys to trusted family and friends to hold in case of an emergency, while others hide the key underneath the car somewhere using a small magnet.
We understand that an automotive lockout can be scary and frustrating. After all, we see them all the time! Our goal is to put your mind at ease and to get you back on schedule as fast as possible. We're also happy to set you up with a backup key so you can avoid future emergency calls. We strive to get to you within half an hour of your call, no matter when it is placed. Restoration of access to your trunk usually takes significantly less time than that!
In an emergency situation, you don't want to play around with inexperienced and untrained locksmiths. They might go straight to a service that is needlessly expensive, they might leave you stranded for hours, or they might even damage your trunk. call us for a fast, professional response that gives you the best result at the most affordable price.