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February 15, 2011

Man Looking Keys Locked in CarI needed a spare car key in case I locked mine in the car (which was happening regularly for awhile). However, the price of a programmed key was over $100. So instead, I took my key to the local hardware store and got a regular key made, put it inside a magnetic box, and hooked it under the car. Now this key will not start the car, and when used to open the locked car, the alarm will sound. But, if the keys are inside the car, I can grab them and push the button to stop the beeping, and then be on my way without waiting for road service.

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February 20, 2014

If you happen to accidently lock your keys in your car, just hide an extra key in your purse and use that one. Works every time!

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July 29, 2008

My Jeep Grand Cherokee has locked itself automatically with the keys in the car. I don't have a spare key (it's a long story). I heard once that a car can be opened using a cell phone. Can anyone help me please!



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January 14, 20121 found this helpful

I belong to AAA and they made a spare plastic key free to keep in my wallet. When I locked myself out I had the extra key in my wallet and opened the car door.

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July 15, 20141 found this helpful

Many of us have faced this problem sometimes which undoubtedly causes lots of panic and confusion. On this situation you dont have to lose your self-control but simply try some effective techniques for unlocking door without using the keys. First check whether all the doors are locked maybe one of the doors is unlocked and you can get entry inside.

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Also check window that is rolled down far enough to get your arm inside and open the door. If either any of these cases doesnt apply then get a locksmith. Although they will charge you a small fee but will resolve this within minutes.

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July 21, 2016

I am locked out of my 2016 Jeep Cherokee, Limited. Both fobs are in my purse in the front passenger seat.


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July 25, 20161 found this helpful

Call your dealership. They should be able to help you out.

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January 3, 2018

When your keys are locked in the car, AAA will call a locksmith to help you retrieve them. Hopefully there will be no damage to your automatic window.

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My Jeep Grand Cherokee has locked itself automatically with the keys in the car. I don't have a spare key (it's a long story).

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