How can a car be stolen with no keys and the ignition not be tampered with?

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You can back up to it with a tow truck and tow it away

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Can a car be stolen without keys?

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Can you be charged with a DUI in Colorado Springs CO if the police did not witness the car being driven and the car is off with keys out of ignition when police found person in car?

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What is wrong when the key is in the ignition and will not turn to start the car and this also happens with my spare key?

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Can white smoke be caused by someone tampering with your car?

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If the car does not start and the lights and horn works and there is no clicking sound when you turn the key could there be a problem with the starter?

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Why can't I remove the ignition key of 2006 Jeep Liberty while I you have if in Park and the key will not come out of the ignition?

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sounds like the starter

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Key will not turn ignition car stuck in park?

With your foot on the brake , try turning the steering wheel left and right. I know the steering wheel is locked but sometimes this will keep the key from turning. Just pull hard on the wheel hard left and right.

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Why does the car beep when the door is open and the key is not in the ignition?

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Ford focus 2001 I bang my key in the ignition to turn it Should I replace it If I replace key ignition cylinder it needs to be reconfigure with original auto key Can I do this or the dealership?

I would have the ignition itself replaced. These go out all the time and will leave you stranded. Get a new ignition keyed to your current key and you won't have to do programming. A locksmith can do this for you. Do it soon though before it stops turning.

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Can you remove ignition key if car is not in park position?

I don't know exact where the shifter is but try grabbing on to the stearing wheel and crank it to the right or the left until it locks into place then the key should come out.

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Does a new ignition switch come with a key?

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On the 1999 Toyota solara the glove box will not unlock with the ignition key.How can it be opened?

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Door chimes do not work when door is opened with key in ignition-what is the problem and how do you fix it?

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Could older cars like those built in the 1960s and 70s be put into neutral without keys in the ignition?

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Is it true that you can take the passenger car door lock and make a key for the ignition?

i dont care but i think you can

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How do you turn off the engine in a 1990 Acura Integra LS if the keys are out of the car and the car wont turn off what could the problem be if its not the ignition switch?

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How can you prevent your car from being stolen?

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yes. the neutral safety switch is connected to all of them.

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Can car be towed parked in driveway with no registration?

That depends on local ordinance - some may allow it. Homeowners Associations often have such rules, as well.

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How do you open a manual car door with no key?

tennis ball obviously.... http://www.break.com/index/unlock_your_car_with_a_tennis_ball.html

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How much is a new ignition key?

Know what price you should pay to get your vehicle fixed.The average cost for an ignition switch replacement is between $187 and $234.Labor costs are estimated between $88 and $113 while parts are priced between $99 and $121.Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

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To get new ignition keys so you use your parents spare ignition keys not including the fob for your 3 vehicles which are a 2006 dodge caravan 1996 Chevy silvarado and a 2009 Chevy colbalt and?

Ignition keys have changed over the years. You can no longer go to the hardware store and get spare keys made. New vehicles require computer chips inside the key before the vehicle will start. These must be purchased at the dealership. The cost for these keys may range from $75 up to $125 per key.

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Can't unlock doors with ignition key Is there a separate door lock key for 1999 durango?

This vehicle used one key from the factory.

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If a car will not start and there is no 'clicking' sound what could be wrong?

check the fuses some cars have them under the hood as well as in the car Check ignition coil or coils Check to see if battery is grounded ok Dead battery? Bad battery cable? Check and clean all battery cables.

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Can push button start cars be stolen?

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What should i do i have not started my car for 4 months and now it will not start when i put the key in the ignition?

kick that SOB til it starts

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Can a push button start car be stolen?

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Does the key have to be in the ignition and turned on to open the trunk or does the car need to be running?

I have yet to see a vehicle where this is necessary, although that isn't to say it doesn't exist - it's just not the norm, especially as people often access their trunk after they exit a vehicle, and without the intention of getting back into the vehicle.

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Why does my car crank with no key?

Your ignition lock is broken.

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What happens if I leave my keys in the car and it gets stolen?

It is a common insurance myth that insurers will not cover a stolen car claim if the keys are left in the vehicle.This is not true.Whether you left your vehicle unlocked, have a spare key in your vehicle, or even left the keys in the ignition, in most cases, your claim will be settled.

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I have no power to my ignition when i turn the key over?

A person will have no power to the ignition when the key is turned over when the battery is dead or the ignition switch is defective. Each component must be tested to rule them out as a problem.

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Can no fault ins be purchased with a learners permit?

No. In any US state insurance companies are only allowed to sell auto insurances of any kind to licensed drivers. The reasoning for this is because in the event that the person with the learners permit fails their road test(s), then the insurance companies are not held liable in the event of an a...

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Can a passenger be charged with felony receiving property in a stolen vehicle?

Anyone that is in a vehicle can be charged or held responsible for what ever crime has occurred.

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How do you get key ignition cylinder and actuator collaborated f150 1990 Tried in run position-not working!?

key does not start the truck and will not come all the way back to lock.

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How do stolen cars not get caught?

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Can you leave the key in the ignition?

It depends on the car, but generally not a good idea.With some cars, just having the key in the ignition cylinder will slowly drain the battery and you won't be able to start the car the next time you need to.You've left your car keys locked inside the car, or maybe your ignition key has snapped ...

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How do you replace a stolen 2003 ford explorer keys?

You can get new keys made at the ford dealer with your title and registration showing you own the car. It is that easy. This works on any car so long as the ignition is the same as new which then matches the vehicle identification number on the car.If you're worried about your vehicle being broke...

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Can you turn off and remove an ignition key while driving and if so what happens?

If you accidentally turn the ignition to the locked position while the car is moving then your steering wheel will lock in its current position which is dangerous. Vehicle ignitions that use keys have a built in safety device that prevents the key from being removed while the switch is in any pos...

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How can a title be gotten for a car bought for parts the Vin showes its not stolen but would like to make it a driver again?

check with local dmv, abandoned title form.

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Car's starter makes a very loud high pitched whirring noise and does not start the car and does not stop the noise until you disconnect the battery even when you remove the key from the ignition help?

Starter relay is broken

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What voltage should I have at the coil with key on and with cranking the engine I have 12.5 with key on and 10.4 with cranking the engine. 70 VW Beetle with no spark.?

Those numbers are okay. Check the condition and gap at the points, clean and regap (.016"-.020") if necessary replace them.

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Can a car lock with keys inside?

If the key is inside the car & you lock it with another remote key, yes it will lock.If the key is in the ignition, it won't lock.(By, for example manually locking all the doors & then doing the 'lift-pull and shut' option for the driver's door).

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How can you tell if an odometer has been tampered with?

The first way to detect odometer rollback fraud is to compare the mileage on the odometer with the mileage number on the vehicle maintenance or inspection records.Reparations and inspections normally record the mileage number.Any inconsistencies with these numbers on official documents can indica...

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Why does your radio and lights come on when it rains without the key being in the ignition?

This is extremely strange and may not have anything to do with the rain. There could be a short in the wiring system that is triggered by the atmospheric pressure in the air.

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How can you open a locked car with the key inside the car?

Call a professional locksmith, attempting to unlock the car yourself can cause more damage than the cost of the lockout fee.I use the spare key that I have hidden outside the car.

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Can you be charged with a stolen truck if you get behind on payments?

If they come to repossess it, and you claim to not know where it is, then the repossession agent will report it stolen. At that point, anyone found in possession of it is in possession of a stolen vehicle.

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How can i Registering a car with no vin?

if there is no vin or the vin is scratched off it 99% of the time means it is stolen... good luck- i doubt you can get it registered

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How can one receive a car loan with no credit?

You can receive a car loan with no credit by building up some credit. You can do this by opening a savings account and cell phone account and keep the payments up for awhile. Alternatively, you can get someone to co-sign for the loan.

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Can you report your car stolen if they have the keys?

There are no requirements.If you believe your car has been stolen, call the police.If you lent a vehicle to a person its not stolen … except maybe if they exceed the time you lent it to them.If so you notify them ask for it back and if they do not return it report it stolen.

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Can leaving your key in the ignition drain your battery?

As long as the key is not left on.Your battery should not drain.

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The key in the ignition spins freely and car won't shut off?

Did you take it to an auto repair shop?

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Why would a car not start with your key but start easily with a jump start?

Your car could have a dead battery. Your key opens your electical system only while a jump allows you use the other car's electical system (good battery and all). It could also be a bad starter. Autozone can check your starter, battery, and alternator for free. that happend on our 94 ford explore...

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Can you remove ignition lock cylinder without a key?

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If you apply for a no credit no cosigner auto loan, you will be able to enjoy the following things: Buy a car instantly.You do not have to wait for building a credit score before applying for the loan.You do not have to find someone to become your cosigner.Get affordable monthly payments on y...

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How can I get a car with no cosigner?

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How can I finance a car with no credit?

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How can I get a car with no money?

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Which is not a step to prevent your car from being stolen?

Leaving valuable items in vehicle unattended in plain site

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How do you remove an ignition switch and you don't have the keys?

Start with a 1/4" drill bit and drill squarely in the center of the key tumbler opening. Drill down about 1 1/4" to 2" (depending on length of key) then pull drill out, replace bit with 7/16" bit and as you drill down, the tumblers should release and the switch should move to the right, freeing t...

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Can you report a car stolen if the person you had a rental contract with has not paid or returned the car and you do not know where their located?

Yes, you can report the car stolen. This is technically called a "Conversion", which means the car was converted to a stolen status because it was kept longer than the contract allowed. I would wait at least a week, and try several methods of contacting the renter before notifying the police. It ...

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1993 Honda Civic hatchback that you believe was stolen with a shaved key you got the car back and now the parking lights brake lights and dash lights stay on even with the engine off What is the cause?

Those systems you mentioned will work normally with the engine off, if you are saying that you cannot shut them off at all then the multi function switch for the lights is faulty or damaged.

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How do you unlock door with key not working?

What you can do is use a credit card. That's what I use.

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Do people steal the gps system included with accura tl should you buy the gps or not bc it's stolen is it worth anything if it is stolen from your car can it be tracked?

Yes, it can be tracked. Just call the manufacturer with the gps system's serial number or the car manufacturer to get info on the gps system.

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Can you get insurance after your car is stolen and it be covered?

If you try to get theft insurance after the car is stolen you will go to Jail!The insurance companies have no sense of humour about FRAUD!Penalty for Insurance Fraud in the U.S. is up to 20 years in prison.

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Can ignition switch cause no spark?

Another common cause of a no-start condition is no spark, or no ignition.The primary side of the ignition system includes all the stuff before the ignition coil.This includes the igniter or ignition module, the pick up coil or crank sensor, the cam sensor, and the ignition switch itself.

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Why does your golf only open drivers door with key and no other doors?

It is possible that the key has worn along with the door lock, as it is used in this lock the most, while the other locks are still in a very good condition. There may be other reasons though.

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How did cars start 1940s prior ignition keys?

In those days, the only way to start the car is to use the "starter lever" which is a long bar with male/female head/socket fitted to it and the car engine. You insert this through a hole in front, and rotate it a few times to start the car. Very similar to kick starting a motor bike.Self Starter...

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Can the key be pulled out of a 1991 BMW while in gear and what happens if it can be?

In my 1991 525i auto it can. The ignition turns off and the steering will lock if turned. Bad idea.

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How can you prevent your rims from being stolen?

take them with you, or guard dogs

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How do you shut off a car if the key ignition won't turn off?

You can disconect the battery, which i wouldn't recommend. This means the engine is still spinning, and might still be drawing fuel, but it wont be using the fuel. This will either break something outright, or eventualy lock the engine, where you will be unable to turn it over. I would recommend ...

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Why will car not unlock with remote key?

There's a signal transmitter inside the key which needs power. Change the battery.

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What should i do get an alarm or change ignition key someone stole my wallet and keys and money is tight so which would be safest?

Wow. There isn't much you can do. It would be cheaper to just by an alarm. I don't believe it is possible to change your ignition, and if you could, I would believe that to be VERY expensive.

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Can you start a car with a bad ignition switch?

The engine does not start An engine that refuses to start can be another sign of a bad ignition switch.The ignition switch sends power to the the starter motor, engine controls, and ignition controls.These systems may not receive the power they need to start up if the ignition switch isn't worki...

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Is it illegal not to give up the key to a car that is being repossessed?

Technically it might be, but in practice it doesn't really matter, as it's not something you'd be prosecuted for. If you don't voluntarily hand over the key, the lienholder will just send out a repo agent who will take the car without it. Offering to turn the key over may give you a little bit mo...

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Why wont my key will not turn in the ignition on my Toyota Camry.?

Key could be damaged, tumbler could be faulty, lock bar in the ignition could be faulty (the latter is more a common problem with GM than with Toyota, though).Could be,a worn key, (try the spare key)the wrong key,pressure on the steering wheel lock pin, (try wiggling the steering wheel at the sam...

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