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post #1 of 19 Old 02-04-2007, 07:33 PM Thread Starter
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locked keys in jeep!!!

locked both sets of keys in my jeep today by accident. 99, pwr lcks, no keyless entry. whats the best way of getting in? the dealer wont be able to make me one with just the vin number could they? slim jim? whats the easiest way to get in without breaking a window?


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post #2 of 19 Old 02-04-2007, 07:35 PM
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Got a tennis ball? http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f7/unlocking-car-door-true-370743/

Don't know if that'll work on a XJ

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Go make sure you forgot to lock the rear hatch

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post #4 of 19 Old 02-04-2007, 07:36 PM
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you get a wedge, hard plastic. wedge the top of the door open, and use something metal to slide in and hit the lock rocker switch thing. it sounds brutal, but the aaa guy had todo it that way when i locked my keys in.
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post #5 of 19 Old 02-04-2007, 08:04 PM
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The dealer can probably make a key with the vin and proof you own it. I don't know about Jeep but I did this once with a Toyota. It was an '89 and they had no problem making the key.
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Take your bill of sale and your vin and they will cut you a key for pretty cheap.

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post #7 of 19 Old 02-04-2007, 11:01 PM
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Several years ago I duct taped a spare key to a hidden area outside my jeep in case I lost my keys while hiking or climbing. Never needed to use it. You may think about hiding a spare key for next time.
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post #8 of 19 Old 02-04-2007, 11:54 PM
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How do I know you are not trying to steal a jeep?

It is very easy, I can do it in 2ish seconds with a coat hanger or a slim jim of the approiate design.

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post #9 of 19 Old 02-05-2007, 12:47 AM
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the tennis ball thing is cool... ima try to see if it acutally works tommorw

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post #10 of 19 Old 02-05-2007, 12:49 AM
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lolz

I couldn't lock mine in if I tried.

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post #11 of 19 Old 02-05-2007, 06:16 AM
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The Cherokee is one of the most stolen vehicles...it obviously can't be that hard to get into. My dad always used a slim jim and got in fairly quick, and like somebody said the aaa guy will just use the wedge on the top of your door and then try and hit your lock.

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the tennis ball thing is cool... ima try to see if it acutally works tommorw
I agree

it is cool, let us know if it works.

I always carry a spare key in my walet
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post #13 of 19 Old 02-05-2007, 09:33 AM
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It's hard to lock keys in with no doors...

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post #14 of 19 Old 02-05-2007, 09:44 AM
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some guys hide a key in the frame rails...but they have actual frames...so i dont know how well it would work for a unibody...but u could try!!!

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post #15 of 19 Old 02-05-2007, 10:08 AM
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Just pop out the back glass in the hatch and slide somebody in through the back. Just have to watch the defrost wires. It actually comes out really easy.

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