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Use the Pro-Lok AO-07 Astro Tool, an inspection light and an inflatable wedge to unlock the front passenger door locking mechanism. Begin by inserting the inflatable wedge eight inches from the rear edge of the front passenger door window. Inflate the wedge according to manufacturer’s instructions. Insert the inspection light 6 inches from the rear edge of the window in order to identify the vertical linkage rod. Insert the hooked end of the AO-07 tool into the door cavity 2 inches from the rear edge of the window glass with the tip facing rearward. Lower the AO-07 8 inches. Rotate the tool 45 degrees counterclockwise and lift the tool 1 inch. This should position the tip of the tool directly in line with the vertical linkage rod. Twist the tool counterclockwise to capture and bind the rod. Lift the AO-07 tool to unlock the door locking mechanism.


Use the Slide Lock Vertical-Z™ Tool to unlock the front passenger door locking mechanism. With the tool perpendicular to the front passenger door, slide the box hook end into the door cavity until the vertical portion of the tool contact the window. Rotate the tool 90 degrees counterclockwise until the tool is pointing towards the front of the vehicle. Carefully lower the tool into the door cavity. When tool is approximately seven inches into the door cavity rotate the tool clockwise until the box end contacts the vertical linkage rod. Capture the linkage rod and lift to unlock the door locking mechanism.


Use the Tech-Train Productions TT-1000 car opening tool and a wedge to unlock the front passenger door locking mechanism. An inspection light is optional. Begin by inserting the wedge at approximately the middle of the outside door handle assembly. Carefully insert the short end of the TT-1000 into the door cavity with the shaft between the lock button and the rear edge of the window. Lower the tool into the door cavity approximately seven inches. Rotate the tool so the tip is pointed to the inside of the vehicle. Pull up on the tool while watching the inside lock button for movement. When the tool contacts the bend in the linkage rod, it will lift the lock button while unlocking the door locking mechanism.

The direction to rotate 2006-11 Chevrolet HHR driver’s door lock plug to the unlocked position is counterclockwise.

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: 1-800-323-8324. Fax 305-635-1015 .Website: www.hightechtools.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, contact Jerry Levine C/O Locksmith Ledger, 3030 Salt Creek Lane, Suite 200, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005 Fax: 847-454-2759. E-mail: jerry.levine@cygnus.com.

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