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peterpete190, Auto Technician
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Experience:  Auto repair Technician with 17 years experience.Past ASE and other certifications.
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My car is running with they key inside and the doors wont

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my car is running with they key inside and the doors wont open. The dash says wheel lock
JA: What model and year is your Mitsubishi?
Customer: 2008 Outlander
JA: Nice car. The Mitsubishi Mechanic can help you with your '08 Outlander. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I started the car to warm it up. went inside and when I returned the doors were locked. I tried the other key fob as well as they key to open the door, but nothing. The dash indicated the wheel is locked.
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 9 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Have you tried to spray a small amount of lubricant into the door lock cylinder then work the key in the cylinder to see if it opens then?If not if you have the mechanical key cylinder in the door and a key I would try this and see if this opens the door then.If this does not work and your keys are in it with it running a lock smith or AAA company may have to come out to unlock it and open it for you.I have had to call myself once before for the same issue unfortunately.

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Thanks Pete

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