WARNING: THIS METHOD WILL DAMAGE YOUR VEHICLE. I AM NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT COME FROM USING THIS INFORMATION.
Guide to rigging common items to open your car door.
If your lucky enough to be at home or near a business you might be able to find some tools that will make breaking into your car a lot easier.
Flat head screw driver – pry bar
Metal clothing hanger – reach tool
Credit card, rewards card, plastic – leverage cushions
Take a look around, is there anything that can be used as a tool?
If your in nature find a thin long branch or maybe wrap some tape around a stick to reinforce it, be creative use plastic, any metal sticks or yard markers. Does your vehicle have an antenna? Unscrew the antenna for the fastest reach tool alternative. If all else fails tie your shoe strings together and utillize the well known string method:
Once you have the antenna off your vehicle or your metal hanger prep it for use. The antenna might be good as it is already straight, long, and sturdy. Your hanger needs the full length unbent and you can put a slight L shaped bend at the end of it to make it easier to use.
On all vehicles you have 3 main options
The easiest one is always the unlock button, if you have access.
First you will need to wedge the door open slightly to fit your reach tool inside the vehicle. This is where the credit cards come in:
Now take the pry bar tool you have available, you can use a variety of items, I’m using BBQ tongs, but maybe you have a screwdriver, or a sprinkler head.
Now that I jammed the BBQ tongs in there I should be able to fit the antenna through the crack between the door…
Now if that fails you will need to try and replicate the green reach tool design as shown in the photos to either put enough force against the door handle to pull it out or use something like tape around the end to pull up the lock mechanism.
I do not recommend using this method unless you are in the worst case scenario like your life being in danger or have no other options.