Getting the car locked accidentally without keeping keys handy or losing the keys and making it inaccessible to get into or out of the car is called “Lockout” in automobiles industry. With the advent of automated locking mechanism and remote controlled locking mechanism, lockout of automobiles happens very frequently.
Solving this problem by unlocking the door is done by Roadside service providers. They use a wide range of tools to unlock the door while not damaging the existing locking mechanism of the vehicle.
They use blades or hard sharp pointing tools that can shimmy through the lock and thus unlocking it. The instruments depend upon the type of locking mechanism the vehicle has. While wedges, dummy keys, long reach tools, long thin wires are the typical instruments used, every unlocking procedure is unique and needs presence of mind. Therefore, by and large experts and experienced staff are employed for this service.
In unlikely cases where the locks have complexity to be unlocked, the vehicle will be towed to the nearest repair shop to help the vehicle to be unlocked. Usually many roadside service providers include this in their annual service packages. However, the service can be requested when needed without enrolling an annual package.
If you are in or around the Greater Lehigh Valley area and have an unfortunate lockout situation, call the experts at Bethlehem Towing. We will arrive in a short amount of time and in most cases, we can perform unlocking services on the roadside.
Using locksmiths or locksmith services can sometimes be costly and if they are unable to open the vehicle, they will suggest you call a tow truck provider. Which can mean longer wait times for full resolution of your issue.