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Dead battery - cannot unlock truck

Hey,

So I had two week vacation, came home, and I cannot unlock the doors on my truck cause the batteries are dead.

Question is: How the hell do I open the doors?

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Hey,

So I had two week vacation, came home, and I cannot unlock the doors on my truck cause the batteries are dead.

Question is: How the hell do I open the doors?
Where are the keys, locked in the truck? Go to your local dealership with the VIN# and proof of ownership and they can cut you a key.

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did you put back handles on the front of the truck? if not the key should open it

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I have the keys, when I insert them, I cannot turn them for whatever reason.

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I have the keys, when I insert them, I cannot turn them for whatever reason.

01powerstroke - you lost me on what you said?
Some guys put the doors handles that are on the rear doors of a crew cab on the fron doors so people can't knock the key cylinder out and break into it.

Can't turn the locks on either front door? There shouldn't be anything keeping it from turning. I'm not trying to be a smarta**, but you do have he correct key don't you? I've done that before.

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I have sat there pissed I could not get into my truck with my mustang keys... to the point of calling a locksmith before I realized what a dumb**** i was.


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I have sat there pissed I could not get into my truck with my mustang keys... to the point of calling a locksmith before I realized what a dumb**** i was.
Exactly why I mentioned that.

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I thought maybe you were trying to get into someone else's truck. Whether by mistake or on purpose.

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I have sat there pissed I could not get into my truck with my mustang keys... to the point of calling a locksmith before I realized what a dumb**** i was.
thats not as bad as trying to use a key from a dodge durango to start it and not realize it

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What about using your hitch electrical connector, and make it so you can put power from the connector on the truck to a spare battery or jumper vehicle. It might give you enough juice to activate the locks.

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