How do you open a ABUS bike lock without a key?
A pair of wire cutters or a pair of bolt croppers/cutters should do the trick. This is one of the safest and easiest ways to remove a bike lock without keys. Using an angle grinder, you’ll be able to cut through any bike lock. If you have an angle grinder or other similar power tools, you may decide to use these.
What do you do when you lose your bike lock key?
What to Do if You’ve Lost Keys to Your Bike Lock
- Don’t panic.
- Double Check Places Where You’d Normally Leave Your Bike Keys.
- Ask People You’d Been Around Before Losing Your Bike Lock Keys.
- Check if You Have Spare Key for the Lock.
- Check if Your Lock’s Manufacturer Offer a Key Replacement Scheme.
How do I get a replacement ABUS key?
Do you need a replacement key or a copy for an ABUS locking cylinder lock or padlock? You can order replacement keys from your local specialist retailer. Depending on which locking cylinder you are using, you can either present a master key or the code number when reordering.
Where do I find my ABUS key code?
ABUS Plus Key
- ABUS Plus keys have 6 or 7 digit codes.
- You can find the key code only on the card or tag that came with your lock.
- Numbers are 1 through 6 only.
- Plus keys are mostly used in ABUS 640, 64, 501 and 470 U-locks, City Chain 1010.
What to do if you lost a key to a lock?
Contact a locksmith. If you have lost your only set of house keys, key replacement is your only option. You will need to get in touch with a reputable and experienced local locksmith who will be able to make you a new key. A skilled locksmith will create a key to lock by hand, without needing the original key.
Can a locksmith make a new key for a bike lock?
Simple thing to do is to ask. A good locksmith can copy most styles of keys, including “barrel” keys. The only “gotcha” is whether they can get the blank. (In the US there’s generally no legal restriction on copying keys, even if stamped “Do Not Copy”.
Do all ABUS locks have the same key?
Each ABUS lock has an individual key code with which spare keys or matching “keyed alike” locks can be made – even years after purchase. All that matters is that the locks from ABUS have the same type of cylinder installed.
Can you rekey ABUS lock?
The Abus model 83/45 is a good quality, modestly priced padlock that offers this feature. Using a Phillips screwdriver, I removed the cylinder from the padlock. Although the cylinder has a retaining clip on the back, it needn’t be disassembled to be rekeyed, a nice feature.
How do I register an ABUS key?
We offer product and key code registration through our website. At the top right of our site there is a “Register Product” tab. In just a few minutes you can record key code information so in the case of lost keys replacements are just a few clicks away.
How do you break a bike lock with a hammer?
Hammer until the U-lock breaks. Keep hammering against the keyhole area of the U-lock. You may have to hammer for 30 seconds or so until a piece breaks off of the bar, after which breaking it will become much easier. Focus your hammering against the broken area of the lock.
Do you need a replacement key for an Abus padlock?
Do you need a replacement key or a copy for an ABUS locking cylinder lock or padlock? You can order replacement keys from your local specialist retailer. Depending on which locking cylinder you are using, you can either present a master key or the code number when reordering. For cylinders with a security card, the security card must be presented.
What to do if you lose your Abus key?
Ordering replacement or spare keys from ABUS is simple with your Key Code. ABUS strongly encourages you to create an account and register your Key Code soon after you purchase your lock so the code is readily available, in the event you misplace your key Code Card (if applicable) or lose your spare key.
How long does it take to get cylinder keys from ABUs?
For cylinders with a security card, the security card must be presented. In this case, delivery may take a couple of days as the retailers do not cut the keys themselves, rather they request them from ABUS.
What to do if you lost your bike lock key?
They offer free worldwide shipping on all replacement keys. Your ABUS Code Card Will look similar to this and was supplied when you first purchased your bike lock. ABUS also offer a lost key replacement service. You can order new bike lock keys from your local specialist retailer.