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Old 03-18-2004, 01:28   #1 (permalink)
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hey

i have a eb2 falcon 1993 sedan.. the problem is i have accidently locked the only key that i have in the boot.. so i needa know what are my options to getting the car unlocked or getting the key etc?

thanks in advance
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Do you have NRMA RACQ or similar road side assistance?
Local ford dealer??

Do you need to move the car in a hurry?
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Old 03-18-2004, 01:32   #3 (permalink)
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hey

i have a eb2 falcon 1993 sedan.. the problem is i have accidently locked the only key that i have in the boot.. so i needa know what are my options to getting the car unlocked or getting the key etc?

thanks in advance
ouch.........
use a coat hanger to open the door & then fold the back seat down & look for the cable to open the boot with

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If you can get in the car, the auto boot release on the dash will pop the boot....
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Re: locked out!

Yeah, I'd be trying to push the boot release with a coat hanger through the window.

Failing that, there's not much you can do without causing damage.
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i tried with the coathanger and it wont reach the boot release from the door pillar and i cant get the hanger through the seals near the mirror so i dunno what else to try.. any other suggestions? surely there is a way to get into it? how would racv do it?
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Re: locked out!

They pry the door open slightly with a piece of metal and slide a bit of blue box strap and pull the lock up. then you open the door and crawl through the split fold seats to the key.

i use a coat hanger bent to shape and slide it down the inside of the door under the seal and pull the door lock up. But my doors aren't sealed great so that helps.

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Axeman its a bit hard to do it with the flush lock buttons, but it can be done another way, its quite easy acctually.
but im not going to post it on here.
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I too have locked the keys in the boot, and it's not pleasant. Especially when you're late for a flight as i was! If you have exhausted all avenues, then i have a method, but like TIKFD6 i won't post it in a public forum. PM me for further details.
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if i lock my keys in the boot of my EF, how the hell do i get them out!
i have LPG, so no access through the back seats, and the boot release won't work without keys in
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