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Old 07-27-2011, 12:19 PM
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So I woke up this morning to go to work and found out that I locked my keys in my truck. Not just my main set but both of them!Yeah, I'm an idiot lol. So I had no idea on what to do. Call AAA and have them try and scratch my window at the same time? Call a lock smith and pay $100? Luckly my dealership was open at 7am and decided to give them a try on what they can do about it. They ended up taking my VIN and making a key for me to get inside. Took a total of 10 min. and $4.25! Thank God!!! So I just wanted to put the info out there. If you ever lock your keys in your truck just go to the dealership and they can take care of it.
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:43 PM
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This is invaluable information. I am confused though how you managed to lock both sets in there?
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Lol, yeah. How did you lock both sets?
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Great tip, thanks! I'd have never thought of calling the dealer.
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So I woke up this morning to go to work and found out that I locked my keys in my truck. Not just my main set but both of them!Yeah, I'm an idiot lol. So I had no idea on what to do. Call AAA and have them try and scratch my window at the same time? Call a lock smith and pay $100? Luckly my dealership was open at 7am and decided to give them a try on what they can do about it. They ended up taking my VIN and making a key for me to get inside. Took a total of 10 min. and $4.25! Thank God!!! So I just wanted to put the info out there. If you ever lock your keys in your truck just go to the dealership and they can take care of it.

Does anyone else think that is kind of scary? Walk in to a dealership with nothing more than your VIN and get a key cut for your truck!

I hope they knew you or had something on their systems to confirm your identity

Smart thinking by the way! I wouldn't have thought about doing that either.
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I had a skeleton key (just the metal portion) cut for both my rigs and I keep them in my wallet. I haven't managed to achieve Rammin88's awesome accomplishment yet but I am prepared if I do.
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When I worked for Chevy some years back our parts department cut keys by VIN all the time. However they wouldn't release the key until they could validate your identity. Since most people go to the same dealership as where they bought it and/or get it serviced you are in their computer system. Walk in with your ID, confirm the key is for a vehicle you own and they were on their way.
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I always make sure someone I trust has a third key just incase I ever do this lol.
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Sounds to me like Rammin88 was trying to play the old "locked both sets of keys in the truck" game to get a day off of work!!:0) Sorry it didn't work for ya, Rammin88!
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LOL @ Jixer! Seriously that sucks, but glad you got it taken care of that easily. I, too would be a little concerned though about just being able to walk in with your VIN and get a key, hope they knew ya!

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