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I noticed on my window sticker that my '14 Silverado has dealer installed wheel locks. Well I figure it might be a good idea to check them out before I get a flat somewhere and find I don't know how to get them off. Sure enough they are round on the outside and seem to have an odd shaped internal socket. Is there a special wrench or socket for these? I plan on going to the dealership tomorrow to learn more but I hoped I might get some info about them here. 20" Chrome wheels with hub caps on my LTZ.

 

Thanks in advance for any input.

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Just go by your dealer and get a key. Remember, these wheel locks are to make you feel good. They are worthless for theft protection.

He would have to order one vehicle specific. $$$$$$

It is in the tire kit !!!!!

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No, I went through the tire kit. It has the lug wrench, extensions for dropping the spare, but nothing that looks like it will fit that lug. I suppose it fits into the lug wrench. I really don't want the wheels locks. I live in a low crime area and park in the garage. I don't leave the truck anywhere for very long. I never had them on my last truck and no problems I think I'll get them off tomorrow and just buy 4 more lug nuts. The dealer should have the four extra that they took off mine. I'd rather have the 50 bucks that have to search for a key every time the wheels come off.

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Those kits are not vehicle/vin specific, there are only soo many key codes. Like said any tire store can have those off in about 5 minutes without hurting the wheels. They are worthless.

 

I personally run the Gorilla locks, each lug is a lock. At least this way it will take the thief a lot more time to get the wheels off since they will have to deal with each lug.

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These were "Dealer Installed" per the window sticker so I'll go see them tomorrow. I'd bet the key was left on a workbench or tool box when they were installed. There is a little pouch in one end of the lug wrench kit that would hold a key but nothing was in it. I just want to be prepared if I do get a flat. The last flat was in '97 on my brand new '98 with B.F Goodrich A.T.s. so it can happen. My concern is changing the tire, not thieves.

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My truck has the "dealer installed" wheel locks. When I picked up my truck, the key and the four original lug nuts were in the wheel lock package (GM branded) in my glove box.

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My truck has the "dealer installed" wheel locks. When I picked up my truck, the key and the four original lug nuts were in the wheel lock package (GM branded) in my glove box.

 

I found mine in the glove box just as you did with replaced lugs and key in the original package.

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Problem solved. I went to the dealership this morning. The sales manager whom I dealt with got my package with the original 4 lug nuts and the adaptor got a 7/8 socket to fit the "locking" nut. They come in a plastic package and according to him should have been taped to my owners manual. I checked one wheel and it fit fine. I think I'll just remove the locking nuts and go with the regular lug nuts and not have to worry about this goofy adaptor.

 

The guy apologized and gave me a free wash job for the inconvenience. I'll have to find the torque spec for the lug nuts now.

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