Reply to post: Re: Hire cars are a mixed blessing

Car trouble: Keyless and lockless is no match for brainless

Doctor Syntax Silver badge

Re: Hire cars are a mixed blessing

"Bring back those happy days when any Ford key would open any Ford"

I'll see your Ford and raise you a Subaru. Having got to the destination I reached down to turn off the engine and found the key was missing. It had fallen out of the lock onto the floor with the engine turned on and running.

After that I realised I could start the car in the morning, take the key out with the engine running, lock up and go back into the house until the engine had warmed up and defrosted the windscreen.

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