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Lost keys. Can Dealership replace?

When I bought my 94 Roadmaster I only got one ignition key, previous owner couldn't find the door keys.

I've had it a few months and have been really careful but now I locked myself out. At least it's parked in my driveway and not somewhere strange.

Can I take my VIN (title) down to the local dealership and will they be able to make door keys to a '94 Roadmaster? Or is a locksmith my only hope?
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Yes, any GM dealer can do this.

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Dealers around here want to see the registration before they will make a key. Yours, no doubt, is locked in the car? Good luck!
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Copy of the title,or insurance policy cover sheet (where vehicle/owner info is) should suffice. I've done this a couple times,and never had a problem.

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title and insurance

I have the title in my name and a copy of my insurance card. Yeah, the registration is in the glove box. But sounds like I should still be OK. I'll report back. Thanks
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I work in a GM parts dept and deal with this 3-5 times a day. You MUST have either title or registration in your name and a photo ID. The manager is the only one that can request it. The only problem is, it's too old. You have a 10% chance that GM still has it on file. If they do, they will probably only have the ignition on file, not the door key. You're better off either having a locksmith get in the car or do it yourself. I have an old antenna with the tip bent over just for this. use small, rubber door stops (50 cents at dollar store or lowes). You need about 3 of them. Pull top of door out enough to get antenna in without ripping weatherstripping. pop up on lock.

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BTW, here's life in the Parts dept and dealing with customers that lost their keys.




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Thanks for the tip, Streetcar, I tried again with a wooden dowel with a coathanger piece duct-taped to the end of it. Took a couple minutes but I got it! I think I'll buy some keyless entry fobs.
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I have seen a few RMs in the yards with keys. If you want me to get a set, I can look around. They do show up occasionally. the entire lock set should be about $60 plus shipping. I would get both doors, trunk and glovebox locks. The 94-96 cars have different glove box locks than the 91-93s.

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One more note...some locksmiths have a tool to open locks that will give them the key shape as a result. If you can not get the keys from GM, it may be another option.

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