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I got my used Caliber three months ago. My husband went to put the winter tires on today and re realized we need a wheel lock key to get them off. I never got one with my car. Anyone know where I can get one besides the dealer? They charge too much for everything there. How much should I expect to pay for one?
 

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I'm sure you checked, but these are normally in with the Owner's Manual...
 

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Could just go to a tire place, sure they can probably get it off, then just buy a new set of locks. The ones on there may not be factory, not sure how you'd tell.
 

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you do not need to go to the dealer.
these locks are made by mcgard.
try them first and see if they can help you.
a new key is $15.
i will try to attach papers i got with my kit.
you really need a key number, so, i do not know if mcgard will be able to help you.
but i would start with them.
if no help, dealer here we come.
get after them for not supplying this info to YOU. you paid for it and the dealer IS responsible !
 

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see IF the dealer can contact the previous owner and see IF they registered the key number with mcgard.
if so see if they kept their receipt, that has your key number on it.
then mcgard can send you another. need that registration number though and a replacement key through mcgard ia $15.00.
send me your e-mail and i will supply a copy of the registration paper work i have with mine.
 

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I'm sure you checked, but these are normally in with the Owner's Manual...
there IS a registration card that needs to be filled out, when these are bought.
I beleive that is what he is saying.
Is a small card with mcgard on it and hopefully the code number for your key.
these ARE not mopar brand, they are aftermarket.
only use a tire store or dealer as last resorts to remove them. good chance they will damage your wheels.
 

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there IS a registration card that needs to be filled out, when these are bought.
Is a small card with mcgard on it and hopefully the code number for your key.
these ARE not mopar brand, they are aftermarket.
only use a tire store or dealer as last resorts to remove them. good chance they will damage your wheels.
I had the same problem: I bought my csrt4 used, I think the owner couldnt afford it anymore... there wasnt a spare tire kit or even that foam container there, no floor mats, no wheel-lock key. My locks were mcguard as well, however the owner took that card out as well, and there were no records at the original dealership or with mcgaurd. :icon_flaming:

It ended up the very nice guys at forgeline wheels spent a couple hours with a air chisel and got them to turn off. Did a good job, they only nicked one wheel on the edge of the lug hole. With as much bouncing that chisel was doing I was expecting more.
 

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A $7 wheel lock removers and an air gun got mine off. Not sure where you are but Princess Auto carries them.
I tried lock remover that went around the outside of the lug, was useless on mine since the mcguards have a rotating sleeve on the outside just for that reason.
 

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I got my used Caliber three months ago. My husband went to put the winter tires on today and re realized we need a wheel lock key to get them off. I never got one with my car. Anyone know where I can get one besides the dealer? They charge too much for everything there. How much should I expect to pay for one?
Have you figured something out?
 
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