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How to Hot-Wire a Car

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Watch more Driving & Car Safety videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/273963-How-to-HotWire-a-Car No keys and no help in sight? Here's how to get your car moving again. Warning Hot-wiring a car is dangerous and is likely to damage your vehicle. Never hot-wire anyone's car but yours and be prepared to show your proof of ownership. Step 1: Try a screwdriver Pound a flat-head screwdriver into the ignition and turn it like a key. This will ruin the ignition cylinder, but it's effective on many cars manufactured before the mid '90s. Step 2: Remove the ignition cover If the car doesn't start, pull the screwdriver out of the ignition and remove the screws in the panels on the top and bottom of the steering column. Next, use the flat-head screwdriver to pry off the plastic panels and expose the ignition cylinder and the wires running to it. Be gentle to minimize damage to the steering column. Step 3: Identify the battery and starter wires Identify the battery and starter wires. Generally the two red wires handle the car's power, and the one or two brown wires connect to the starter. Consult your car's manual to learn its specific wire color code. Step 4: Connect the power wires Put on the gloves, and use the cutters to cut the power wires from the cylinder. Then, strip the ends and connect them by twisting them together to provide power to the lights, radio, and other electrical systems. Step 5: Connect the starter wires Cut the starter wires from the cylinder and strip the ends. Be extremely careful not to touch the exposed ends as they carry a powerful live current and will shock you. Touch them together, and as soon as the car has started, pull them apart and tape the ends to avoid getting shocked while driving. Tip If the car has only has one starter wire, touch it to the exposed part of the connected power wires to start the car. Step 6: Deal with additional security Deal with additional security. In some cars the steering-wheel lock's bolt can be pried open by jamming a screwdriver between the top of the steering column and the steering wheel. Tip Newer cars have complex wheel locks and electronic key systems that are nearly impossible to circumvent without tools and in-depth knowledge. Step 7: Turn the car off Turn the car off by separating the power wires from each other. Now it's time to find that extra set of keys and head to the repair shop, pronto. Did You Know? In 2008, vehicle thefts in the U.S. declined for the fifth year in a row.
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Sam Rascalov (6 hours ago)
sweet , just missing the proof of ownership
Alejandro Vega (9 hours ago)
The problem is having the car open
preston ikard (1 day ago)
When you find out DC voltage wont "shock" you
james mmah (2 days ago)
"Your" car
Adelin Ungur (2 days ago)
Step 7: Waiting to get out of jail...!
Bizzy (2 days ago)
Came here just in case the UK get's hit with a nuclear bomb and it becomes a Battle Royale.
Ramo (3 days ago)
Ready for ww3 now
Sayo-Nara (4 days ago)
Stole a riced miata yesterday :D
Le Blaxican potato (4 days ago)
We're all on the government watch list now bois n girls
NF Fan (5 days ago)
Its 3:00 AM what am i doing here
Ryan M. (6 days ago)
So I’ve learnt how to pick locks How to Hotwire a car And I have a ski mask...
Curry Man (7 days ago)
nabbed myself a ford rs200, honda s2000, lamborghini countach, and your moms honda odyssey
Hazer Drake (8 days ago)
Alright, i have all the required things. The only thing that i don't have is proof of ownership... Oh well.
oldskoolforever79 (9 days ago)
what car thief carry's the owners manual
Zilla04 (9 days ago)
TIME TO GO TO WORK💪💪
ClashWith SKULL (10 days ago)
Ummm the ad which I got before the vid was a colour changing toilet seat!?!??
i`s`h`m`a`e`l (10 days ago)
if ur car is a manual (witch it should be) just clutch start it
Wolff (10 days ago)
The quality is mad for this to be 8 years old!
Viggo Rydén (11 days ago)
im definatly going to steal a car after this
Art of Anarous (11 days ago)
Who else is sitting in a car. Doesn't necessarily have to be yours.
Floofy Fox (12 days ago)
I tried this with my jaguar and it started running away
Donald Keating (12 days ago)
I here new cars since 2003 became Hotwire proof
Donald Keating (12 days ago)
I remember seeing some of these tricks in T1 and T2.
Venkata Sai Karanam (13 days ago)
i told ateeb and he got a new tank
Jake LK (14 days ago)
Gta logic
Vitox (14 days ago)
welcome on the fbi watchlist guys
Tyler Bushey (16 days ago)
Gta go is beta is open today
John Doe (16 days ago)
PROOF OF OWNERSHIP on a hotwiring video
Big Smoke (17 days ago)
gta: *hotwires car in 4 seconds* real life: *takes around 10-50 minutes*
gamingeagle 12 (17 days ago)
Thanks I needed this
ClashWith SKULL (18 days ago)
Would u mind teaching us how to break intj a car as well?
ClashWith SKULL (18 days ago)
*Just go with the keys*
ClashWith SKULL (18 days ago)
Mmmm how can I hotwire my car with a keyless entry n a push start button?!?
xX squeaker Xx (19 days ago)
No one robs cars like this anymore now they just use a unmarked tow truck
Van Litespeed (19 days ago)
Came here cause I need a new car.
Scarzeed HD (19 days ago)
It’s been patched
Cool James (20 days ago)
Thanks, i just stole a Commodore!
RatedASMR (20 days ago)
Ahh howcast. Teaching you how to commit crimes since the beginning of YouTube
DANIEL SCIENCE 2 (20 days ago)
Cool man... just got a new mustang gt
kioske ball (21 days ago)
Every step is necessary beside the first one 😂
Kade Lubensky (22 days ago)
Hahahaha won’t work on my bonneville
honesty4eva (25 days ago)
This would help in a very bad situation.
Arturo Robles (27 days ago)
Just nabbed myself a el camino.
Ticko Tachiona (27 days ago)
Instructions unclear got 15 years in jail
Kim Jong Un (27 days ago)
"Your car"
ba55letmysoulfly (28 days ago)
I like how they said proof of ownership as this first thing we'll need haha
Sketchy Vids (28 days ago)
*proof of ownership of the vehicle*
Lost Soul (1 month ago)
i forgot about this channel
LTrejo91 (1 month ago)
And now..... we are all on fbi's tracking list
Brian Emery (1 month ago)
rubber gloves for 12v......u tool
Tony Quintanilla (1 month ago)
There’s a nice Honda outside ... lol
Dylan Fiorenza (1 month ago)
Those wires would be under the hood, this wouldn't work because of the locking steering columb
lobreddemon (1 month ago)
Why
That Way (1 month ago)
Incase I'm the only man left on earth with 4 beautiful chicks
HOMERTUBE (1 month ago)
Thanks guys,I just stole my annoying grandpa's Ford Taurus!
Daniel Garcia (1 month ago)
FBI kicks down my door after watching this
sebastian morales (1 month ago)
Who here is a basterd robber
Adam Taylor (1 month ago)
Great now car crime has gone up by 67% thanks howcast
Danny Dorito (1 month ago)
Thanks! Im gonna go practice
Sr. Yiffs a lot (1 month ago)
00:10 *your car* mhm yeah
STALE SGHETTI (1 month ago)
Yeah we all clicked on this video to hotwire our own car
PhantomCoffee (1 month ago)
"Powerful live current" i wouldn't exactly call 12 volts high voltage
Dhruv (1 month ago)
I get the excitement of having done something illegal. That must be why the strippers were mentioned.
Trap God (1 month ago)
They should update this video every year
ThoesAssasinBasterds (1 month ago)
Legit guide to crime
MrAdam741 (1 month ago)
"Damn.. ive lost my keys... Good thing i have proof of ownership a hammer, 2 screwdrivers insulated gloves and some wirecutters in the boot eh"
Ty Bailey (1 month ago)
This would never work on a modern car just. Saying so do not try it if you drive something newer than 99
Lane Boy (1 month ago)
I just tap X repeatedly
Lane Boy (1 month ago)
Why do I need a stripper
Carolus Magnus (1 month ago)
They don't use manuals in movies.
David Kavalcenti (1 month ago)
thanks now I can go use other people's cars to get around town...
TheGreyGap (1 month ago)
lol insulated gloves
Fakeacc56 And W (1 month ago)
Bruh I thought the thumbnail was some futuristic shoes or something
OfficialKingTooley (1 month ago)
SKRTTTTT OUTTA HERE GONE! Lmfao
Step 8, all your meals and boarding is free for the next 20 years lol
IBEATMYBICK (1 month ago)
thanks I started my own business
Huntley (1 month ago)
Watching sometimes videos like this if there's gonna be the World War III or some apocalypse.... just in case
Huntley (1 month ago)
So: > Connect the two power wires > Connect the two starter wires till the car doesn't start * If the car has only one starter wire, connect the starter wire to the connected power wires till the car doesn't start...
lennexs dumb channel (1 month ago)
Thanks just nabbed a nice faggio might sell it on Craig's list
Anonymous Chosen (1 month ago)
Stole a f350 thanks guys
Steven Hollinger (1 month ago)
and after this video, car thefts tripled
RuthlessGamer110 BOSS (1 month ago)
Would this work on a 2004 Chevy trailblazer?
Depression (1 month ago)
In case of a apocalypse if the fbi/cia reading dis im not a bad person chill i need this for apocalypse
ShahNoor Ali (1 month ago)
I know man what you're trying to say!
rockhero2274 (1 month ago)
Thanks I needed to know this for my career in car stealing.
Matthew Gower (2 months ago)
Did you know, vehicle thefts have been down lately. But now that you have this tutorial we can bring em back up! Woo hoo
Eboy177 (2 months ago)
Thanks just jacked a Comet in GTA
Dylan Evans (2 months ago)
"You will Need... Proof of Ownership of the Vehicle" HAHAHA LMFAO
DAVID (2 months ago)
Will the breaks work?,
Vast Vincent (2 months ago)
Thank You So Much No More Having To try to jam my broken keys in it
as gj (2 months ago)
That's it now somebody's cars will get robbed
Henzinator (2 months ago)
How does Niko Bellic do it within 4 seconds?
Rich Rolla (2 months ago)
Thanks for helping us criminals become that much better at what we do
MikePlayz (2 months ago)
*how to play gta 5 in real life*
martin debarra (2 months ago)
Why didn't he just barl it then wiren it million times faster
Frederick1 (3 months ago)
Would it work without a car ownership? Or is this thing already patched?
I watched this vid just in case the endbof the world and everyone is rushing to NASA hotwiring an car to get to NASA faster. Lol
Jennifer Lm (3 months ago)
*Zombie Apocalypse*
Andrew Nelson (3 months ago)
How did Niko in GTA IV make this look so easy??
Alex Vitkov (3 months ago)
Nice guide. Can you also do one on how to stop the alarm?

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