Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: I locked my keys in the trunk and the carn

asked by on

I locked my keys in the trunk. My car is locked also and it has a viper alarm. Just need to get in the trunk. What should I do?

My car has 158000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: If your keys are locked in the trunk then...

Hello.

If your keys are locked in the trunk then I would try to source a spare key to open the trunk. If you do not have a spark key you may have to call a professional locksmith to unlock the trunk for you, which may sound the alarm.

Regards,

Eduardo YourMechanic

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: The fuse for the dashboard light and keyless entry keeps blowing.

One of more circuits seems to have a wiring short issue, causing the overload from the radio, light and locking operation. If the wiring has been modified, for instance by adding an aftermarket radio or speakers, perhaps that modification caused...

Q: Trunk latch is not working

If the trunk releases manually, but does not open with the fob or interior button, the problem is likely a failed trunk solenoid. Especially since you said it makes a strange sound when you attempt to open it. That implies...

Q: Plastic key in ignition

Hello, The metal key and plastic housing both need to be intact for the vehicle to start. The plastic housing holds a computer chip which sends a signal to the anti-theft system to start the vehicle. The metal key acts...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.