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Sheldon

My car doors are frozen shut.

My locks won't even turn because it is so cold outside, and I need to go somewhere, what do I do? I tried the passenger door and the door will unlock but it won't open.
Dick:

Sheldon you can try hitting the door panel with the flat of your hand since you got it unlocked, if that doesn't work then try pouring cold water the the seams, do not use hot it can crack the glass. Good luck buddy. Looks like more snow for us tonight and the streets are just a sheet of ice, are you sure you want to drive on that ?

Agave:

Dick if you had answered instead of commenting you would of gained my vote..Excellent advice:)

Dick:

Thanks for the vote of confidence any way Queen Toad. :))

Gray wolf:

Hit around the edges of the unlocked door. After that while pulling the latch use something thin and strong like a butter knife to pry open the door. ( the top edge above the latch is the best spot.)
For frozen locks warm the key up with a lighter.

Sheldon:

I'm just going over to Safeway to get more gas, its only about 2 minutes away. I'm just nervous about Tuesday, that's the day I have to go up to Bonney Lake to go to work, and I don't know how I am going to get up the hill.

Dick:

Sheldon why don't you just wait until tomorrow. and when you come up the hill make sure you use 410. The back way is apt to be murder.

Sheldon:

I am going to wait until tomorrow, I walked out on the road, and I didn't realize how much ice was on the road. And I tried to scrape the ice off my windows and there is so much of it, I couldn't get it all off. It isn't even supposed to get above 30 tomorrow. And also, can you believe this, when I was trying to get the ice off my windshield, some stupid driver thought he would be cool and go around a corner really fast, well he nearly slid into my car.

Dick:

Good decision Sheldon, you might want to consider taking the bus up the hill until things get better, you don't need to be in an accident. I know it is a pain in the butt but it's worth it in the long run. If you need help tomorrow send me a message and I will try to get you through it.

Penny:

poor room temperture water on the locks and in the cracks

MamaV:

Great Answer. :)
I was going to post this as my answer too. now I will just vote for you.

ÐitzyÐame:

use warm water to unthaw them

Gray wolf:

Hit around the edges of the unlocked door. After that while pulling the latch use something thin and strong like a butter knife to pry open the door. ( the top edge above the latch is the best spot.)
For frozen locks warm the key up with a lighter.

Sunni:

You want a can of de-icer is what you want! You can spray some radiator fluid on your key and stick in there.

Viola:

Call a cab? Or a friend? Walk? Ride a bike? Call a tow truck and have it hauled to Florida. Get to a pizza place that delievers and have the pizza delievered to the place you need to go.

Ricke124:

Pour hotwater on the locks or heat up your key and stick it into the lock a few times.

?SugarBabe:

Try heating your key with a match, may take a few trys. Here's a weird one, in an emergency situation pee directly on the door lock. Your urine is warm and this is supposed to work; no I have not tried it but will volunteer to try it on your car. $

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