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Old 05-14-2018, 06:43 PM
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Default Men. Where do you keep your keys with these new cars?

Wife's car has this push-button start ignition. I friggin' hate it. I am, after 20k STILL reaching down for the keys. I never know where the keys are. What do people do. My wife doesn't care because she carries a purse. That doesn't help me.
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In my pocket or the cup holder

my last 4 cars were “keyless” and was good... it’s a pain to get keys out of pocket when you have hands full getting into house w groceries or luggage.
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Pocket lol. I used to carry a crap load of keys on one of those carabiner thingies. In the past few years I have minimalized my keys to 4 in my pocket and the FOB truck key in my pocket.
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Just have the truck fob that switches out and my house key. depending where I am at I keep them in the center console and just use the door key pad.
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Most of the time, I just leave it in the side door pocket and use the door code to lock and unlock the car. Keys come in with me at night tho.
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Pete it takes gettin used to for sure! I've had many regular old keyless entry but the last two vehicles I've bought for my wife (A 14 Beetle droptop "her garage toy" and a 15 Suburban) both have push button starting. I got my daughter a 16 Equinox for college and my oldest son has a 17 Kia Sorento, both of them have push buttons as well. (My 16 Silverado and my youngest sons 13 GMC are just regular keyless, we are the last "hold outs" ) My wife carries a PILE of keys to every car, her dads house, her aunts house, our homes, all our cars etc.... I mean it's a 5# climbing rope looking clusterf... of keys that she INSISTS keeping with her. She clips it on her backpack/purse. As long as shes around I'm ok driving her Beetle or the burb. But what irks me the most is when I'm driving her and she always has me drop her off at a store to run in and grab something or a restaurant to run in grab some food. As soon as she climbs out and shuts the door BEEEEP the damn things will warn you that they no longer sense the keys! So I can't go park and stop the vehicle and roll the windows down to wait. I have to sit there with it running because if I shut it off I have no way of restarting it since the keys are inside with her!

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I hate the dang keyless start for the simple reason manufacturers just assume you will keep your keys in your pocket. Even in loose fitting pants/shorts, my small key ring (house/work/camper shell keys, that’s it) stab me in the leg. I damn sure am not going to eat up a cup holder to store them. Then they go and stick the shifter in the console taking up perfectly good space, where they could put a key compartment.

Either keep the key switch, or give me a spot to stick them. And for the love of God, put the shifter on the column out of the way where it belongs, unless it happens to be a vehicle with the proper number of peddles (3, not counting the park brake).
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Read an article today about people not knowing the car is running when they park in the garage and die of carbon monoxide poisoning. It seemed to really be a problem for older people in Florida.

https://www.wraltechwire.com/2018/05...-deadly-error/
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I clip it to the back of my man bun.
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Clipped to my belt loop with a bronze clip and 50 other keys just like I always have.
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Originally Posted by HatchieLuvr View Post
Pete it takes gettin used to for sure! I've had many regular old keyless entry but the last two vehicles I've bought for my wife (A 14 Beetle droptop "her garage toy" and a 15 Suburban) both have push button starting. I got my daughter a 16 Equinox for college and my oldest son has a 17 Kia Sorento, both of them have push buttons as well. (My 16 Silverado and my youngest sons 13 GMC are just regular keyless, we are the last "hold outs" ) My wife carries a PILE of keys to every car, her dads house, her aunts house, our homes, all our cars etc.... I mean it's a 5# climbing rope looking clusterf... of keys that she INSISTS keeping with her. She clips it on her backpack/purse. As long as shes around I'm ok driving her Beetle or the burb. But what irks me the most is when I'm driving her and she always has me drop her off at a store to run in and grab something or a restaurant to run in grab some food. As soon as she climbs out and shuts the door BEEEEP the damn things will warn you that they no longer sense the keys! So I can't go park and stop the vehicle and roll the windows down to wait. I have to sit there with it running because if I shut it off I have no way of restarting it since the keys are inside with her!

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can you adopt a 30yr old and get me a new vehicle?
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
I hate the dang keyless start for the simple reason manufacturers just assume you will keep your keys in your pocket. Even in loose fitting pants/shorts, my small key ring (house/work/camper shell keys, that’s it) stab me in the leg. I damn sure am not going to eat up a cup holder to store them. Then they go and stick the shifter in the console taking up perfectly good space, where they could put a key compartment.

Either keep the key switch, or give me a spot to stick them. And for the love of God, put the shifter on the column out of the way where it belongs, unless it happens to be a vehicle with the proper number of peddles (3, not counting the park brake).
Ha! So at least I'm not alone. This is exactly how I feel. I would have been happy if you put something there so I know where the keys are. I don't want to put them in a cubby, and I don't want them in my pocket.

x2 on number of pedals too!

Spot on.
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Wife's new car came with that and it didn't take long to like it. Just keep my keys in my pocket, no fumbling around with getting keys out, etc. Just hop in step on the brake and push the button.
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Keys never came out of mu Expedition or former F150. Both vehicles had touchpad entry so the keys were stored in the center console.
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I just got used to not cranking the damned thing....now there's no key?
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Used to carry a gaggle of keys. Now, just a house key on my FOB. Love it! Keep the FOB in my pocket, just touch the door handle and the truck unlocks. Push the button and off I go. Also, love the remote start here in AZ. Truck is cooled off before I get in it.
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Old 05-15-2018, 06:16 AM
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Stupid ass control. Mine lives on the counter..it's my wifes BMW. I can't carry it...too fragile. Frankly, I don't drive her car much..I don't like driving it in the first place. I've never "bonded" with the dam thing. BMW screwed up a potentially great car.
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Old 05-15-2018, 06:37 AM
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Just leave the keys in your pocket. After a while you won't even think about it.

I am in and out of my car all day and have come to really like the keyless entry.
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Originally Posted by CNC Boater View Post
Read an article today about people not knowing the car is running when they park in the garage and die of carbon monoxide poisoning. It seemed to really be a problem for older people in Florida.

https://www.wraltechwire.com/2018/05...-deadly-error/
Valid as the article might be, the numbers don't deserve mention; less than 2 people per YEAR. Article I read several years ago stated that suicide by car was becoming passe because the clean-burning engines of today take way too long to produce noxious fumes.

Keys are either with my wife or left in the car. Around here nobody steals nice cars from Lowes.. At home they stay in the cars because I'm forgetful.
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