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NK Towing Lock Outs

Have you ever locked yourself out of your own car?  It’s the epitome of inconvenience.  NK Towing & Roadside Services is fully aware that to err is human.  Sometimes people mess up and lock themselves out of their cars.

Lockouts – How NOT to React

In these situations, it can be a temptation to find your own solution.  Perhaps the you want to spare yourself the embarrassment.  Or perhaps you see those keys dangling in the ignition, and think to yourself: “It can’t be that difficult; they’re only a few feet away!”  Maybe you’re an independent-minded person and hate asking for help.  In these cases, you should swallow your pride and ask for roadside assistance.

NK Towing & Roadside Services has what you need to get you back into your car.  Don’t try any of those Ehow or Youtube solutions.  Some people still believe they can open a car window with a wire hanger.  Others believe a tennis ball with a hole can create suction to open the door lock.

Those solutions are out of date.  Modern car locks and security features are made to resist tampering.  You won’t be able to unlock the car.  In the time it takes you to dream up a MacGyver-like solution to your problem, NK Towing would have already arrived and unlocked your car.  Without tennis balls or shoelaces.

Lockouts can be frightening.  Suppose you work overtime.  You walk to the parking lot only to find your keys are missing.  Or the keypad on your car door fails.  Everybody has gone home, and you’re on your own.  It’s scary, but help is only a phone call away.  Call NK Towing at 760-722-9262, and we’ll come right away to open your car.

NK Towing Roadside Services – A Name You can Count On

If you live in northern San Diego County, keep calm and call NK Towing & Roadside Services.  You’ll get prompt service (in 30 minutes or less) from one of our employees.  Our rates are affordable, and we provide a variety of services besides just unlocking your car door.

You can trust NK Towing & Roadside Services.  Since 2004, we’ve been helping drivers all over northern San Diego County get back inside their vehicles.  NK Towing is an affiliate of AAA, and was given their “Provider of Excellence” Award.  AAA honors  companies who maintain excellent roadside service and give back to their communities.

When you get locked out, you deserve the best help.  At NK Towing, our mechanics must pass through a rigorous screening and training process.  All employees are bonded, licensed, and insured.  They arrive at your vehicle in a company uniform, well-groomed and professional.

NK Towing sets the Standard for Customer Service

Customer service is the heart of our company.  Our dispatchers and tow truck drivers treat customers with sympathy and respect.  People locked out of their cars may be angry or upset.  We offer reassurance.  It’s our job to get all the information from you.  Then, we use that information to open your vehicle.

Some towing companies are predators, and they see stranded motorists as a cash cow.  NK Towing sees a person who needs help immediately.  Nobody is going to take advantage of you.  We charge a fair price, and even offer coupons on our services.  You’ll get help, and a fair deal.

What if Your Car Cannot be Opened?

On occasion, NK Towing & Roadside Services will be summoned to the site of a car that cannot be opened using mechanical means.  If your car has a faulty keypad, or electronic locks, and if those locks cannot be opened with our tools, we will make every effort to determine that over the phone, when you first call us.  Proper phone service is critical to saving you time, particularly if you are not in a safe area.  We ask you the right questions to help you understand who the best party is to call to get your lock opened.

If you have an electronic lock and mechanical tools will not work, we will tell you that over the phone, and ask you to call your dealer.  Many dealers have the ability to send someone out to you that have the necessary electronic tools for opening your door.  Once you reach them, they should send someone to you immediately.

Also, some door locks cannot be accessed using conventional tools.  We are not a licensed locksmith.  But we can refer you to a locksmith that can reach you and open your lock.  Again – even when we are not able to open your door, we still can look up your vehicle in our database to determine the best way to help you, so that we do not waste your time.  We are happy to refer you for free – just give us a call.

NK Towing & Roadside Services – We do More than Open Doors

NK Towing & Roadside Services has four locations in the northern region of San Diego County.  This means that NK Towing can reach you within 30 minutes or less.  If you are stranded, check our website or call our number, and we will dispatch someone from the location nearest you.

NK Towing & Roadside Services does a lot more than unlock your car.  We can tow your vehicle in the event of an accident or breakdown, and we can also charge or replace your battery.  If your tire is flat, we can put your spare on for you.  If you run out of gas, let us know, and we’ll be happy to bring you a few gallons so that you can get to a station.  If you experience a breakdown for any reason, we want to help.  In many cases, we can get you back on the road without having to take you to a garage.

NK Towing & Roadside Services is Here to Help

Whether you are locked out of the car, or experiencing another problem, give NK Towing & Roadside Services a call, and we’ll get right out to you.  You can also visit our website for towing coupons.  We’re available 24 hours, seven days a week.  Call us at 760-762-9962.

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Super awesome technicians! Just called the auto club cause my car wouldn’t start and Josh & Tyler came to the rescue! JThey were honest, awesome, really cool and helped me get my battery started again! They were very thorough in explaining my battery report and my options! My car is happy and so am I! Thanks Josh & Tyler!
- Desi V.

Bringing You Safely Home

When you contact a towing company, you want them to be punctual, trustworthy, and competent.  At NK Towing & Roadside Services, our standard is exemplary customer service, and that is what we strive to provide for all of our customers.  When you are experiencing a service-related emergency, you can bet we’ll be there to help, in 30 minutes or less.

We only hire drivers that prove themselves to us through a vigorous training process, and by measuring up to our standard for showing due concern for our customers.  Given our mechanical knowledge, we can often get you back on the road without a tow by changing a tire, installing a new battery, delivering a couple gallons of fuel, or unlocking your car door.  But if you need a tow, you can ride with us in confidence as we deliver you and your vehicle safely to your destination.With four locations in northern San Diego County, NK Towing & Roadside Services is only 30 minutes away.  

The next time you find yourself stranded and in need of help, give us a call.  Give us a chance to be that friend that you can always count on.  

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