Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Collins, CO
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Bad news for you - this is your responsibility. It's your car and if you didn't get a key lock with it, you should have done research about this immediately to either get one or have the locks taken off. (Or bug the seller for replacement locks immediately, not months later.)
Now granted, this is NOT something that comes to mind immediately after buying a car. But it is your responsibility, not the car place. Lock sets will come with a registration card that can be sent to the manufacturer - but many people are idiots and throw them out or lose them. I keep an accordion file with papers and receipts for every car, and the card goes in there - I also write the lock # in my auto record book or the car's owner's manual so it's accessible on the road. You didn't get a card - that's no fun, but not the fault of the car place.
This can be solved. Most tire places have a special socket that they can pound onto the locks and remove them (for a small fee, of course). Have a shop do this. and while you're at it, buy new wheel locks and install them when they come in.
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