Hot wire my car - lost keys

Asked by Jun 25, 2019 at 12:30 PM about the 2004 Kia Rio

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I lost my keys at work today for my Kia Rio 04. I
work on a building site so they could have
disappeared any number of ways. I bought my car
for £300 and it is not worth getting a new set of
keys as it was just meant to get my through my
first year. Does anyone have any knowledge on
how I Hotwire my car? Or get it started without
spending a couple hundred on a new key?
Thanks for any advice.

1 Answer


Hotwiring cars today doesn't do much, if any, good. You damage the steering column and ignition switch, and trip the security system. I'd suggest you either get a replacement key, or use a jackhammer on the concrete you just poured.

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