Car key left in car? Here 8 super tips

Car key left in car? Here 8 super tips

It has happened to everyone at one time or another… You slam the car door, it falls into the lock, but you have leaving the key in the car. Now you are looking inside and there is your car key. Now what? What are your immediate options? It is a problem much discussed on the Internet.

To begin with, it is important to remain calm. There are always solutions. On this page, we have clearly elaborated 8 tips . We also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of these methods.

Car keys in the car? The most frequently chosen solution is the help of a locksmith. The professional and reliable locksmiths at Locksmith 365 are within 30 minutes on site. We are also available to you 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

In recent months we have opened car doors of: Volvo, Volkswagen, Toyota, Peugeot, Nissan, Opel, Renault, Fiat, BMW, Alfa Romeo, Nissan, Porsche, Audi and so on. Every year, type and make of car we are familiar with.

Car closed, key in? Contact us directly:

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In this article, we discuss the following tips:

Car key in car

Forgot key in car? Grab a coat hanger

An age-old method of opening a car door. This handy trick works perfectly for manual locks. At first it may seem like an amateur solution, but it works perfectly! This method is also called angling called. Discover a online tutorial. Make sure you know exactly how it works, though!

On the Internet, this solution was discussed many times:

“Bend open an iron coat hanger, bend a small loop at the end, insert it between the door rubber and use it to pull up the knob. Fixed!”

“Car locked with the key in? Just put a claw hammer between it, protect it with some wipes and pry it open, then with a coat hanger you can then lift the knob.”

“Take a metal clothes hanger and push in through the top along the door rubber until close to the door opener. Works like a charm!”

Coat hanger

Car keys left in car? Contact us directly:

Amsterdam and environs: at 020 241 6223

Due to success, we now offer our services in:

The Hague and surroundings: 06 19 37 77 76

Rotterdam and surroundings: 06 15 95 97 20

Coat hanger car key forgotten

Car closed, key in? Check the trunk

This may seem like too simple a solution, but the extent to which this solution actually provides relief is amazing. The trunk is often still open. Check this. This was widely discussed on the various forums on the Internet:

“Breaking open your car is not necessary. Through the trunk is also possible in my opinion.”

“Keys still left inside the car? So the doors will remain locked but the trunk will open. Always check that you haven’t left the trunk open.”

Trunk

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 Trunk key forgotten

The spare key

Key left in car? No problem. Immediately check if you have a spare key with you. Otherwise, it is also quite possible that you once gave a spare key to a friend, family member or acquaintance. On various forums we came across stories about using the handy spare key:

“I would at least make sure there is a spare key, which should come standard with it.”

“Sensible, though, is to make a spare key.”

“Carrying a spare key to the car is not at all crazy. Just make sure you  do not  hold both car keys but give the other to your passenger.”

Spare key

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Spare key car unlock

Forgot car key in car? Call the locksmith

Opening a car without a key is an absolute specialty of Locksmith 365. It often happens that someone has forgotten the key in the car. Don’t panic, don’t worry… Locksmith 365 will be with you within 30 minutes. Locksmiths are discussed and evaluated extensively on the Internet:

“Around here there is a locksmith who opens all the cars and can fake all the car keys.”

“Key in car and door locked? Call a locksmith. I already have good experience with this.”

Locksmith

Leave key in car? Contact us directly:

Locksmith Amsterdam and surroundings: via 020 241 6223

Due to success, we now offer our services in:

The Hague and surroundings: 06 19 37 77 76

Rotterdam and surroundings: 06 15 95 97 20

 Locksmith car key in car

Forgot your key in the car? Use a screwdriver

Of course, it is possible to open a car door without a car key. In fact, all you need is a screwdriver. It is a simple solution often discussed on various forums. On one of these forums, the screwdriver was discussed:

“Screwdriver often works, thin metal hook between the window also works well. And sometimes if you have swing windows in the back that happen to be open you can unlock the front door with your arm like that.”

“Give me ten minutes and a screwdriver and I’ll have them all open.”

“With a screwdriver it is also possible to open a car lock. By applying pressure to the lock with the screwdriver and trying to push the lock up, the door opens by itself.”

Screwdriver

Did you forget your car key in the car? Contact us directly:

Amsterdam and environs: at 020 241 6223

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The Hague and surroundings: 06 19 37 77 76

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 Screwdriver car keys in car

For real handymen: a runner set

A token set is a special set of special keys that fit different locks. Keys are made to fit one specific lock. A runner set (with runner keys) is a great solution. Note that it is a runner set made in the 1980s. Then it can work, otherwise not.

We came across information on various forums about using the  runner set:

“Key in the car, door locked … and there I was. Fortunately, I can handle a runner set very well.”

“Car locked with the key in? Purchase a token set. Almost all cars just on one key.”

Runner set

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Amsterdam and environs: at 020 241 6223

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 key set forgotten

Call your car dealer

The car dealer where you bought the car often feels an obligation to provide the most complete service possible. They will often send a technician over quickly to help you. This is a much-discussed solution on some online forums:

Call your car dealer. With any luck, they will send a mechanic by who can open your car on the spot.

“Go to your local dealer. They can make a new key based on your information. It’s helpful if you have the key number – or something else of personal information – handy. A garage or car dealer will often help you quickly.”

“You’ll have to ask at your garage, but I think they can fix your key there. Good luck with that!”

Car dealer

Forgot your key in car? Contact us directly:

Amsterdam and environs: at 020 241 6223

Due to success, we now offer our services in:

The Hague and surroundings: 06 19 37 77 76

Rotterdam and surroundings: 06 15 95 97 20

Car dealer call key forgotten

Emergency intervention: Smash a window

It is, of course, the very last solution, but it is guaranteed to provide relief. The moment you are really in a hurry or have found yourself in a pure emergency, you tap a window. Just be aware that a locksmith will open your door damage-free. This solution has been much discussed on the Internet:

“Leave key in car? Smash the window and get the keys out.”

“Slam side window…open trunk, take key.”

Window tapping

Forgot your key in the car? Contact us directly:

Amsterdam and environs: at 020 241 6223

Due to success, we now offer our services in:

The Hague and surroundings: 06 19 37 77 76

Rotterdam and surroundings: 06 15 95 97 20

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Yuri Sharapa
Yuri Sharapa
2023-12-22
Hi! Yesterday I slammed the door in the evening and left the key inside. I called and ordered this master. Then I read the reviews here and was surprised how many negative reviews there are) I called them and said that I didn’t want to fall into their trap if they tried to scam me. Fortunately for me, there was no deception, everything was very adequate, the master was very pleasant and polite. Very nice price for services. Everything was done quickly and without damage. When I asked why there were so many negative reviews here, he replied that he had just bought this company and is building a reputation. Don't be afraid to reach out to these guys. Everything was very clear and professional on their part. I recommend!
Aicha Kone
Aicha Kone
2023-12-14
Thank you for your good service. I call their for my car lock. their service is soo fast, I am really impressed.
Sufyaan Grimes
Sufyaan Grimes
2023-12-03
The cost of drilling the lock was extremely high. I paid 220 euros, excluding taxes, just for a hole in the lock. I didn't even request a new lock, but if I had, it would have cost even more. The service was quick, with the technician arriving at my home within 40 minutes. They managed to open the door without damaging the frame, only the lock. The technician was also friendly, which is why I am giving them a higher rating. However, I still feel that 220 euros for drilling a lock is excessive, even for a company. It would have been more reasonable if the cost included a lock replacement.
Lisa van den Bor
Lisa van den Bor
2023-11-26
Sleutel aan de binnenkant van de deur laten zitten, stom! Ze stonden gelukkig zelfs op zondag binnen 20 minuten voor de deur en Jeffrey maakte onze deur snel en zonder schade open. Super blij mee, ik zou ze zeker weer bellen.
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massimo coppola
2023-11-25
Slotenmaker uit Haarlem is nooit komen opdagen, maar Moerad is uit Amsterdam gekomen om ons direct weer naar binnen te laten, super vriendelijk en begripvol
Patrick Owusu
Patrick Owusu
2023-11-21
Fast friendly got My car open quickly.Thats all you can Ask for with this type of Service.
Arthur Niel
Arthur Niel
2023-11-21
Top werk binnen 2 min open een tover naar onder de deuren open makers Mourad
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