Automotive locks vary considerably in the types of locking mechanisms and lock arrangements. There are many other methods of gaining access to an automobile which are quite often quicker and easier than attempting to pick the lock.
Probably the most common point of entry is the wing or vent window, or, in the newer models, the rubber molding.
You are also going to read in brief about the locking mechanism when:
- Window lock that has a lever latch equipped with a plunger at the pivot of the latch
- The door window is fully raised and the door is locked
- Automobiles use a rocker type of locking mechanism
- Accessing locks through the firewall.