What To Do When You’re Locked Out of Your Car
We all those days where we aren’t thinking straight and nothing seems to go right. These are the days when inconvenient things just keep happening. One of those things could be locking your keys in your car. It happens to everyone but that doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. You feel dumb and discouraged and it’s just something you have to deal with once in a while. Here at Mazda of Lodi we feel your pain and understand your struggle. Here’s what to do when you’re locked out of your car.
First of all there are some preemptive things to do right now to help future you. Start off by keeping an extra key handy. Keep a spare key in your purse or with someone you can trust that can come to your rescue. You’ll be thankful to have this back of plan in place if anything happens to your regular set. Another option is to set up for a roadside assistance membership. If you are prone to mishaps with your vehicle, signing up is great idea. Most memberships will be able to help in the event that you find yourself without keys. A final option is to buy a vehicle that has benefits. Many cars now have apps or keypads that allow you to enter your car without a key. If you lock yourself out often you might want to invest in a vehicle with these features.
If it’s too late and you’ve already been locked out. There are a few steps to take. First if you feel your safety is threatened at all, call 911. Police can often unlock your door and if they can’t they will call you a tow truck, it will be on your tab, but at least you’ll be save. Another option is to just call a tow truck directly. Another option is to call a locksmith. This is an expensive option, but you will get back into your vehicle.
Overall the best option to prepared. Here at Mazda we have the popular keyless entry feature so with any luck, your key never has to leave your purse or pocket. Here are Mazda of Lodi, we know how inconvenient it can be to get locked out of your vehicle. We make it easy for you to drive without even worry about your key. Check out our new Mazda vehicles like the Mazda3 that have keyless entry and start system available. Schedule a test drive today and never worry about locking yourself out again!