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I Locked My Keys in My Car, Who Do I Call?

I locked my keys in my car, who do I call?

Having your keys locked in your car can truly ruin your day. If you only have one set of keys and you can’t get into your car, you might be late for work or miss picking up your kids at school.

When you’re locked out of your car, you might need professional help. Continue reading this article and learn who to call to unlock your car door.

Uncle Jimmy

Okay. Your uncle might not be named Uncle Jimmy, but in some cases, you might have a family member that has used these tips and others to get out of a jam. You know they are resourceful and likely have some connections that can help.

If you don’t have an Uncle Jimmy or other helpful friend or family member see below.

Call Roadside Assistance

If you aren’t in danger and you have roadside assistance, getting help when you’ve locked yourself out of a car might be included in your plan. Check your plan and if you don’t have it, they may allow you to add it to your plan and use it in this instance. It really depends on who you talk to and what the company’s policies are.

Call a Locksmith

In the case that you don’t have roadside assistance and you don’t want to wait for an hour or more even if you do — call a locksmith. Locksmiths often have much faster response times because their business is solely getting people out of these types of situations.

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Roadside assistance professionals help people with other issues and may be busy helping someone else when they get the call.

Who Should You Call?

If you decide that you need to speak with a locksmith for help, you shouldn’t call just anyone. Before you have someone come to help you out of a vulnerable situation, you need to know who you are dealing with.

If you are far from home and you don’t know anyone in the area, it is hard to get a personal recommendation. If you are there visiting a friend, it is a good idea to give them a call and see if they’ve worked with any of the local locksmiths.

Go online and read reviews on the locksmiths and even call them to see how you feel about them when they answer the phone. Do they have a website? Employees?

Even if a locksmith is operating on their own, if they have a lot of good reviews or references, you’re likely good to go with giving them a call.

I Locked My Keys In My Car, Who Do I Call? – Now You Know

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