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Car Lockout Houston Texas - Okey DoKey Locksmith

- car lockout service If you’re reading this page, you are most likely locked out of your car with the keys sized inside. Looking for a fast and affordable lockout service.

Great news

Okey DoKey Locksmith offer 24/7 fast and affordable car lockout service. Call (832)408-0006 for a FREE ESTIMATE and our lock picking agent will come out to your place to unlock your car door or trunk.

Are there any free car lockout services?

Before hiring a lockout help, check your eligibility through the following 4 options:

  • Car dealer - When you buy a vehicle, many certified vehicle dealers include some type of roadside assistance. Check with your dealer if they offer this service in your area.
  • Credit card company - Certain cards integrate roadside assistance in their policy. Nonetheless, depending on the card, you may have deductible charges and limited use. If you have a few credit cards, you might be able to overcome the limit. To check the type of roadside assistance for your specific cards click here.
  • Cellphone carriers - Some cell phone carriers also offer help. With some mobile plans, a driver or a passenger subjected to a roadside assistance. For more information click here.
  • Extended warranty - After buying a vehicle from a dealer, roadside assistance may be available. Additionally, some vehicle manufacturers are offering subscription-based emergency roadside service.

How do you unlock a car door without a key?

coat hanger Following are 3 workarounds to help you get back in when you're locked out of car:

Shoe lash/String

This method works on push/pull door latch vehicles using a string.

  1. Tie a knot in the middle of the string and a loop at one end.
  2. Wiggle the string around the right side of the driver’s or passenger window.
  3. Hold the string with both hands and move it in a back and forth till its move further down toward the inside latch.
  4. Place the loop over the latch and pull both end of the string to tighten the loop on the latch.
  5. When you have a solid grip around the latch, pull up the string to unlock the car door.

Coat hanger and a wedge

This method works on click door latch vehicles.

  1. Using a pliers unravel the coat hanger to have one side straight and one that’s hooked.
  2. Using a screwdriver, pull the top of the door frame out and push the wedge inside to hold the frame out
  3. Slide the coat hanger in the little gap created.
  4. When the hook side of the hanger reach the bottom of the window, you can try fishing around for the clicker.
  5. Once you find it, click it and your door will open.

Note: This method is risky and can ends up with scratching the paint or tearing the weather stripping. A body shop to realign the door frame will cost you 3 times than using a locksmith. We recommend using wedge on old vehicle only.

To learn about more ways you can get your vehicle unlocked click here.

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Can I call roadside assistance when keys locked in the car?

roadside assistance Vehicle roadside assistance services deliver immediate help to vehicle emergency problems. From flat tire and car lockout, empty gas tank or battery or even mechanical failures. Check your insurance policy, car warranty or auto club membership for such a coverage. Most new vehicles have a roadside service covered a period of two to three years.

Check your owner’s manual for your roadside assistance details. Many times the manual locked in the car with the keys, so you can also check your window decal for a number to call. If you still can't find it call the dealership.

Note: Roadside assistance can only unlock your door and don't make keys. Sometimes lockout include damaged lock or limited access to the key. In this situations only a locksmith will be able to help.

How much does it cost to open a car door?

Car lockout service costs around $65 to $120, depending on distance to travel. For after-hours services, expect to pay up to double. Newer cars and leases are probably covered by a refundable roadside assistance. Using our receipt, you can claim your money back from your insurance company.

How long does it take to get my car unlocked?

24/7 service After assisting thousands of drivers, we know how frustrating car lockout experience is. Our emergency lockout agents are on a duty call 24/7 rain or shine snow or sleet. We are ready to come to you fast equipped with latest lock picking tools. Our pop a lock technicians unlock most car door within around 5 minutes after arrival.

Situations of keys locked in the trunk and high security vehicle sometimes have longer wait times.

Why choosing Okey DoKey Locksmith?

honest locksmith There are so many services that provides car lockout services. If this is your first lockout experience, choosing the right company is a terrifying experience. Using a trustworthy locksmith is important so do your homework before getting locked. Have a reliable locksmith's contact information handy for those emergencies.

6 most important reasons to choose Okey DoKey:

  1. Fast response - Our response time is immediate.
  2. Wide range of services - In addition to car door opening we also offer key made, lock rekey and ignition repair services on the spot.
  3. Experienced technicians - Our technicians have at least 5 years on locksmithing experience in the field.
  4. Licensed locksmith - We are fully licensed and insured security company by the Department of Public Safety since 2017.
  5. Warranty - We provides 6 months of warranty for parts and labor.
  6. Excellent reputation - We are a top rated company with a 5 star reviews wherever you look.

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How to prevent locking your keys in the car

It can happen to all of us. When we are in a rush to get somewhere and find out that we’ve mistakenly left our keys inside our car or trunk. It’s an uncomfortable and is an expensive problem.

Fortunately, there are preventive measures to take and reduce the chances of getting in such a dire situation. Actually most of the practice is just using a good old commons sense.

With today advanced technology, drivers carry many gadgets in your hands and pockets. With phone, wallet, cigarette, lighter, coffee etc, it's easy to get distracted and lock your keys.

The main method we offer (apart a neck chain) is to adopt a habit of patting-down your pockets before you close the door. Apart of this we gather several other tricks to avoid getting locked out here.


  1. Buy your personal car lockout kit.
  2. GM Onstar.

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Car Lockout Houston Texas - Okey DoKey Locksmith

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