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    Hey another rookie mistake I pulled. I locked my keys in my car what’s the best way to unlock the car if I do this again I do have the keyless entry but 7/8 doesn’t work. So any ideas this isn’t an emergency.
     
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    Put a hide-a-key under the car.

    Change the door code to something that doesn't have 7/8.
     
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    Slim-Jim a back door thru the window is unfortunately easy, especially if you know how the linkages inside are arranged. Obviously I need not expand on the technique.

    Preventing it in the future is having a $3 key copy made.
     
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    You can also get a coat hanger/wire around the interior door handle. Opening the door from the inside unlocks it as you pull the interior handle on either front door.
     
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    Much easier is to use the coat hanger to press the unlock switch. It's because of this that I now keep extra keys for my 89.
     
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    Also, FYI, the Door/Ignition key is just that. It's a Door and Ignition key but they are not the same. Yes, one key works both but half the cuts on the key are for each. It's possible to have a spare key made that will unlock the door but will not start the car. You just need to have it made by someone that can distinguish which cuts are which.
     
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    Thanks for the help guys
     
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