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Author Topic: Keys  (Read 4124 times)

Offline Alicia

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Keys
« on: February 21, 2012, 06:16:49 PM »
Is there an alternative to Ford for a new key? My 2 year old though it would be funny to put the whole bunch down a drain so now I only have the one key :(

Offline gregers

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Re: Keys
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2012, 09:03:54 PM »
have you tried to lift the drain to retrieve them?if not ring your local council for a bit of advice/help.
or try a hook/wieght/line.
from fords i would assume(as usual)will cost an arm and hand.

you might be able to find a decent auto locksmith who should be able to do the job,maybe clone the remaining key if he doesnt have the current software?if not then im afarid its a trip to the dealers, :(

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Offline Madbaz

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Re: Keys
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2012, 10:13:43 PM »
a telescopic magnetic pickup tool is useful for retrieving keys down drains.
My other car is a 480 hp Volvo.

Offline Grant2012

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Re: Keys
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2012, 09:02:33 AM »
Been there! Phone, wallet and keys with my lad lol. Got a local plumber to take the drain up and use a grabber tool to get it all back but the phone was fooked.
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Offline Chrispb

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Re: Keys
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2012, 11:26:44 AM »
If it's a roadside drain it's likely to be to deep to reach by hand any way.
Some drains have a basket fitted to catch foreign objects.
Certainly worth a try ringing the council.
Hope the gully sucker doesn't beat you to it though.
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