Jackson 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.
Car Trunk Locks
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.
Some trunks are designed such that if you lock a key in them, it's virtually impossible to get them open without another key - even for a highly trained locksmith. In these cases, what we do is to re-key the lock for you. That means creating a new key for you right on the spot. This is possible using our fully kitted out mobile response vehicles. We've got all the tools we need on hand to make a new key or even perform a complete lock replacement.
Stuck with an emergency trunk lockout? The process for getting it fixed couldn't be simpler.
Get In Touch With Us Using Our Contact Information
Our contact information is available on our website, and you can reach us by phone at any time. Our operators will process your call immediately, and no matter what the circumstances we ask our technicians to get to you within 30 minutes. There may be some unusual circumstances that cause things to take a little longer, but the majority of our calls for trunk lockouts are resolved in less than an hour from start to finish.
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.
What to Do 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.
Don't gamble with inexperienced locksmiths who might take forever to show up, not be properly equipped or not know how to deal with the safety features of your vehicle. We have been doing this in the metro area for years. We pride ourselves on both the quality of our service and our fair pricing; we don't take advantage of your emergency situation. We also accept a variety of payment options and will always issue you a receipt.
Rekeying a Lock
There are some circumstances in which a trunk cannot be opened by manipulating the lock or by circumventing the security features. In these cases, our locksmiths are able to fashion a new key just by examining your lock. What's more, our mobile response vans come equipped with all of the tools needed to do this on the spot in a timely manner. It's true, we can create and cut a new key from the back of our vans, just like that! We can even create backup keys for you at the scene, whether or not a re-keying is required. We train our technicians to handle any circumstance so that we can always come through in an emergency for you.
Backup Keys: Always a Good Idea
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!
All in all, we aim to have you back on the road and smiling in no more than an hour from when you call. For reliable, dependable automotive locksmith service, just keep us in mind and give us a call any time.