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Anyone have a faraday box for keys.

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Paranoidmarvin · 25/09/2020 19:18

Got my new car today. And have been researching and have seen that the keys need to be in a faraday box. Does everyone have one of these. And where do you keep yours. Where did you get it from.

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ExclamationPerfume · 25/09/2020 19:19

My friend keeps her keys in a metal biscuit tin. It's supposed to block the signal.

Dreamersandwishers · 25/09/2020 19:27

I have a faraday pouch. I have a metal key safe which works for some, but if you have ‘comfort access’ you need the lead lined faraday pouch.
Something like this works

swashbucklecheer · 25/09/2020 19:28

My mum keeps hers in the microwave

MsKeats · 25/09/2020 19:29

Metal tin is a faraday tin. Just in a metal tin is fine.

4forkssake · 25/09/2020 19:35

Yes I have a faraday box from amazon, keep it on a table in the hallway.

spookmeout · 25/09/2020 19:36


My friend keeps her keys in a metal biscuit tin. It's supposed to block the signal.

Doesn't work. I opened both our keyless cars with the keys in a tin
Amazon sell pouches for a few quid
Guiltypleasures001 · 25/09/2020 20:07

My keys are in a faraday pouch that hangs on my key ring
A tweed one from amazon

HermioneWeasley · 25/09/2020 20:09

Faraday pouch I bought from eBay. Keep the pouch and keys in a drawer

Paranoidmarvin · 25/09/2020 20:12

Thanks. I’m off to buy one.

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AmandaHoldensLips · 25/09/2020 20:17

I get around this problem by driving a really crappy old car.
Works a treat.

UncomfortableSilence · 25/09/2020 20:19

Make sure you check your Faraday pouch regularly as they stop working over time, after around a year I checked and could open our car with the key in the pouch.

We also have a steering wheel lock and driveway bollards as our car was stolen a few years ago, car theft is pretty rife where we live.

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