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Pick My Own Car Lock or Call a Reno Locksmith?

Locksmith 775 is the Reno locksmith that the Reno Sparks area calls when they need access to their locked vehicles quickly. Our automotive locksmiths can open your locked car in as little as 25 minutes of your initial call. In the age of YouTube and DIY tutorials galore, it’s fair to ask yourself, can I pick my own car lock? After all, car thieves in movies seem to have the ability to break into cars without damaging them in just seconds. In this article, we’ll weigh the pros and cons of picking your own car lock, which tools you might be inclined to use, and whether or not it’s worth the trouble to pursue the DIY route.

Can I Pick My Own Car Lock?

The short answer is: probably not. In all reality, the likelihood of you being able to pick the lock on your car without the necessary skills and knowledge is slim to none. Professional locksmiths study the trade and enter apprenticeship programs for months, if not years, before they are proficient at gaining access to locked vehicles. If you wish to go to locksmith school or study under a master northern Nevada locksmith, you can definitely learn how to gain access to your locked car. Do you need access to your car NOW or can you wait to acquire the skills and knowledge yourself?

YouTube Said I Can Use a Slim Jim.

Persistent do-it-yourselfers will be tempted to browse the internet for methods to gain access to locked vehicles. Fictitious criminals, detectives, and spies often use what are called “slim jims” to open locked cars without damaging them. The key phrasing is, “without damaging them”. It’s relatively inexpensive to call a 24 hour locksmith. Trust us, it’ll cost more than you want if you damage your car while trying to gain access.

Even if you are able to acquire a slim jim, are you aware of the different configurations of locking mechanisms in different makes and models of vehicles?

Locksmith 775 is.

Do you know how to use a slim jim without scratching your windows?

Locksmith 775 does.

Can you disengage the security alarm after the car is opened?

 You better believe that Locksmith 775 can.

There is no need to get your locked car towed to the nearest dealership. Our locksmithing services reach far and wide. Whether you need your ignition key replaced or your immobilizer key seems to be acting weird, our team of professionals can help you faster than any other company in Reno. Not only can we help you quickly, but we can also give you the peace of mind that we will open your locked car without damaging it.

Just ask our loyal customers that give us five stars on Yelp.

Quickly forget the frustration of your lockout by calling us at us at 775-203-5750. In as little as 25 minutes, we’ll get you inside your vehicle and back to doing what you love.

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