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Use the Pro-Lok AO-42 Long Reach Tool, sleeve and an inflatable wedge to unlock the passenger door locking mechanism. Begin by inserting the inflatable wedge three inches from the top edge of the passenger door window. Inflate the wedge according to manufacturer’s instructions. Insert the sleeve at the top vertical edge of the window. Insert the “L” end of the AO-42 tool through the sleeve into the passenger compartment with the tip facing down. Manipulate the tool until the tip contacts the manual lock-unlock button. Seat the tool behind the button and pull rearward to unlock the door locking mechanism. Open the door using the outside handle.

Use the Slide Lock Frameless Window Tool™ and a wedge to unlock the passenger door locking mechanism. Begin by inserting the wedge along the upper portion of the rear vertical edge of the door frame to relieve gasket pressure. Slide the Frameless Window Tool into the passenger compartment above the wedge. Slide the tool in carefully to avoid the coupler damaging the car’s finish. Manipulate the tool over the inside door handle. Pull back on the handle and quickly open the door.

Use Steck Manufacturing’s BigEasy “Glo” and a wedge to unlock the passenger door locking mechanism. Begin by inserting the plastic wedge or inflatable wedge into the top of the door. Insert the BigEasy tool into the passenger compartment. Manipulate the tool to position the 90-degree bend tip against the lock-unlock rocker. Manipulate the rocker to the unlock position. Pull back on the handle and open the door.

Use the Tech-Train Productions TT-1025 car-opening tool and two wedges to unlock the passenger door locking mechanism. Begin by inserting the two wedges about eight inches apart above the passenger door inside handle. Insert the TT-1025 into the opening between the two wedges. Carefully lower the tool until the upper bend is beneath the bottom of the window glass. Manipulate the tool so the upper bend slides along the interior side of the window glass. As soon as the upper bend is visible, remove the two wedges. Slowly and carefully raise the tool until the tip is in the passenger compartment. Position the tip of the tool over the lock control rocker and flip the rocker to the unlocked position in order to unlock the door lock mechanism. Follow manufacturer’s instructions for removal of the tool.

The direction to rotate the 2006-09 Mitsubishi Eclipse driver’s door lock plug to the unlocked position is clockwise. There is no passenger door lock.

For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or the following car-opening tool manufacturers:

High Tech Tools, 628 NW 28th St., Miami, FL 33142. Telephone: 800-323-8324. Fax: 305-635-1015. Web Site: www.hightechtools.com..

HPC Inc., 3999 N. 25th, Schiller Park, IL 60176. Telephone: 847-671-6280. Fax: 847-671-6343. Web Site: www.hpcworld.com.

Pro-Lok, 655 North Hariton St., Orange, CA 92868. Telephone: 714-633-0681. Fax: 714-633-0470. Web Site: www.pro-lok.com.


Slide Lock Tool Co. Inc., 1166 Topside Rd., Louisville, TN 37777. Telephone: 800-336-8812. Web Site: www.z-tool.com.

Steck Manufacturing Company, 1115 S. Broadway, Dayton, OH 45408. Telephone: 800-227-8325. Web Site: www.steckmfg.com.

Lockmasters Inc., 2101 John C. Watts Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356. Telephone: 800-654-0637. Fax: 859-885-7093. Web Site: www.lockmasters.com..

We are interested in printing opening methods from other car-opening tool manufacturers. To have your instructions published, enclose a contact name and telephone number. Write or fax to Jerry Levine C/O Locksmith Ledger 3030 Salt Creek Lane, Suite 200, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Fax: 847-454-2759.

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