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Automatic Car Locking

If you have a car with automatic locking then this has many different advantages, allowing you

Automatic Car Locking

Automatic Car Locking

to lock or unlock the whole car without having to reach around the inside of the vehicle to do so.

This is particularly useful for cars and vehicles as it means you can operate the locks while you’re driving which you might want to do if you’re driving through a rough area at night for example.

At the same time automatic locking in cars gives you other features, for example allowing you to put a child lock on some of the doors so that they can’t be opened at the back which is very useful for parents with children who like to fiddle with buttons and handles. Similarly this means that you are less likely to forget and leave one of the doors open when you leave your car which creates a serious security threat.

Furthermore, automatic locking on cars means that you can operate them remotely with a remote lock on your key. This has countless benefits and means that you can open a car door easily as you approach it while carrying bags of shopping etc.

This can even be used as a method to locate your vehicle, if for example you are looking for your car in a car park then by pressing your remote you can follow the sound of the unlocking to remind you where the car is.

Of course though there are also downsides to owning a car with automatic locking. One is that it makes it slightly easier to lock your key in the car, as you only need to forget and lock one door and shut it in order to lock all the doors and yourself out. This means you’ll be calling out locksmiths more regularly, but for most people it won’t take long to learn to adapt to the automatic locking.

Another slight problem is that remote locking keys are slightly more easily damaged and are also bulkier for your key chain. This means that they are easy to damage by throwing down and you have to remember to treat them more carefully. Again this simply takes adapting to, but you should make sure that you have the number of good locksmiths in your phone before you make the transition. If you find that your remote stops working then you should also check the batteries which will require changing from time to time like any electrical advice. Your locksmiths should be able to perform this change for you easily and also check for other potential problems caused perhaps by your dropping or throwing the keys.