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SDC DELAYED EGRESS EXIT DEVICE Security Door Controls (SDC) has introduced the S6000D Series delayed egress exit devices, designed to delay exiting for the programmed time of 15 or 30 seconds. During the delay time, an 85db tone and voice message...


Use the Pro-Lok AO45 MCOT- Loop-D-Loop Car Opening Tool, AO33 MCOT-Separator and an inflatable wedge to unlock the front passenger door locking mechanism. Begin by inserting the inflatable wedge six inches from the rear edge of the front passenger door window. Inflate the wedge according to manufacturer's instructions. Insert the AO-33 tool into the door one inch from the rear edge of the window with the tip facing forward. Insert the AO-45 into the door three inches from the rear edge of the window with the tip facing rearward. Lower both of the tools 10 inches into the door cavity. Rotate the tools beneath the bottom of the window. Deflate the wedge. Lift the AO33 tool gradually and carefully into the passenger compartment until the tip is visible. Lift the AO45 tool gradually and carefully into the gap created by the AO33 tool. Rotate the AO45 45 degrees clockwise and position the tip of the tool over the vertical locking button. Rotate the tool counterclockwise to bind the loop over the button. Lift the tool to unlock the locking mechanism.

Use the Slide Lock Mercedes Strip™ car-opening tool and a wedge to unlock the front passenger door locking mechanism. Begin by inserting the wedge to relieve gasket pressure. A lubricant is recommended; however, do not lubricate the string or the active end of the Mercedes Strip car opening tool. Slide the tool into the passenger compartment. Manipulate the tool and the string around the vertical locking button. Pull both ends to bind and lift the vertical button to unlock the door locking mechanism.

Use the Tech-Train Productions TT-1001 car-opening tool and a wedge to unlock the rear passenger door locking mechanism. Begin by inserting the wedge into the base of the small non-opening window at the back of the rear passenger door. Insert the TT-1001 into the opening at the rear of the wedge with the tip pointing towards the front of the vehicle. Lower the tool until the tip is below the outside door handle. In this position, rotate the tool counterclockwise until it contacts the linkage rod. Twist the tool to bind the rod and lever the linkage forward to unlock the door locking mechanism.

The direction to rotate the 2007-09 Jeep Patriot driver's door lock plug to the unlocked position is counterclockwise. There is no passenger door lock.

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

High Tech Tools, 1628 NW 28th St., Miami, FL 33142. Telephone: 800-323-8324. Fax: 305-635-1015. Website: www.hightechtools.com.

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

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

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

Lockmasters Inc. (Tech-Train), 2101 John C. Watts Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356. Telephone: 800-654-0637. Fax 859-885-7093. Website: www.lockmasters.com.

We are interested in printing opening methods from other car-opening tool manufacturers. To have your instructions published, send a contact name and telephone number 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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