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YAKIMA - SKS Lock Cores for Yakima Car Rack System Components

YAKIMA - SKS Lock Cores for Yakima Car Rack System Components

YAKIMA - SKS Lock Cores for Yakima Car Rack System Components
$ 37.95

Score By Feature

Based on 1,791 ratings
Value for money
9.41
Packaging
9.36
Customer service
9.34
Giftable
9.33

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Product Description

The SKS Lock Cores provide you with peace of mind when you lock up your gear
If your SKS (Same Key System) locks are the same, match the lock to your existing one.
This key fits all Yakima products that are lockable and comes with two SKS Cores and matching keys, along with a control key. Compatible with all other Yakima products that lock
Installation is simple and toolless, taking just 5 minutes to complete
Your Back Guarantee Our Limited Lifetime Warranty is provided as standard

Questions & Answers

There is no way to unlock the door if I twist the key all the way. Is there anything I can do for you?

This was the case with mine. Be sure it's not hitting anything on the back. It happened to me that way. The lock was easy to use. I just had to pull a bit.

Do these folks have any way of changing the lock on a rack that I bought from someone without the key?

If you just want to remove the existing lock, you shouldn't get a ten pack of The words *br You may be able to turn the locks with the control/change key if the locks are "unlocked" In the event of 'locked' racks, you must first have the correct key number to unlock them, and then the control/change key to remove the lock core.

If I want them with a specific key, how do I order them?

It is best to get them from your local Yakima rack dealer or directly from Yakima.

Yakima round bars with no locks that I got second hand from a friend. What do you need to purchase, the set of 4 or the ?

With 2 round bars and some type of tower or connector to your car on each end, you need a four lock set.

Selected User Reviews For YAKIMA - SKS Lock Cores for Yakima Car Rack System Components

It worked as expected, but it needs to a kayak rack set to go with the set
4/5

The devices worked as expected and were easy to install. There should have been an additional charge for the rack, since that would have cost a lot more money.

Kenneth Curtis
Kenneth Curtis
| Apr 17, 2021
A great value that is easy to use, easy to install, and easy to maintain
5/5

SKS lock cores for Yakima SKS - Fits naturally, so nothing is forced. There is a control key included, which I appreciate. It appears that some have complained that these locks are My experience has provided some perspective One set of Yak bars I came across in a junkyard was locked onto the junker, but I still managed to get the bars without having to break the towers (you can't do the same for the roof rails on the junker). As soon as I got the bars home, I drilled them Replaced the cores with those ordered on Amazon after taking out the old ones. In this case, even if the bars are locked, they can still be removed. Taking off the roof rack requires you to dismantle or destroy the roof rack, but it is possible. Honestly, how many thieves would like to move for that long and make that much noise? You can use a claw hammer to directly damage the lock and get the bar off, but most thieves won't want to buy Getting four lock cores and locking both sides of each bar is the ideal situation. If you were going to steal those bars, you'd be in for a major headache. You need one lock on each side of your roof if you are going to use one core for each bar You can lock the front bar on the left and the rear bar on the right side of the roof, for example. A thief will therefore have to work twice as hard to pry the bars off as a result.

Roselyn Winters
Roselyn Winters
| Dec 11, 2020
A lot needs to be done in QC
3/5

Surely there are more quality checks for a product this expensive. I bought the set of sks that secures my roof basket. This is my first time with a Yakima product. A sealed box of four lock cores and three keys arrived from Amazon to me. I love it. Installing the roof basket and following the instructions provided with the lock cores is how I do it. When one of the four cores locks, one of the four keys is jiggled. I would not have to worry about unlocking it A few days ago, I decided to check YouTube for an explanation as to why I was having problems. When the guy says "Hey, your key number matches those on the cores on your locks," My check reveals that I have a mismatched lock and key core. I'm so sorry. This was a bad first impression of what I thought would be a good product. Ensure that your keys and lock cores are in good condition.

Ahmad Marquez
Ahmad Marquez
| Dec 24, 2020
I was sent the wrong keys but they are great to have for your Yakima set-up
3/5

This is a great bike mount, and there is an option to add Yakima SKS lock cores, which allows you to lock the rear area of the mount and also add a lock to the While these are good for basic theft protection since they can be easily picked and the teeth of the security loop are easy to cut with the right tool, these are not the best for casual security like running to the store to do groceries or leaving your bike in a semi-safe area. It should have come with locks preinstalled especially for the price of each Yakima Highroad ($250). Due to the fact that I bought two Highroads, I bought two packs of four locks so all the locks could share Initially, I thought they would be easy to install, but then I noticed that the keys did not match the cores, this resulted in the cores failing to lock. The key cores will be printed with codes, and the matching keys will be printed with the same codes. It turned out that the cores I was given were A144, I'm in the process of returning them and will probably buy locally from now on. The Yakima cores are also a great idea and easy to install, but the typical Yakima system should include them by default.

James Kelly
James Kelly
| Feb 09, 2021
A satisfactory result
3/5

I don't know. I understand. A simple process of installation is required. The convenience thief may not walk away with my racks because I have no real issues. There is questionable value in this property Ideally, they should be a lot cheaper and, in fact, should come with the hangers We do not have any issues, and there is.

Zainab HEWITT
Zainab HEWITT
| Dec 07, 2020
You give your expensive roof rack accessories to a thief and your vehicle is stolen? For the second time in my life, I purchased SKS locks An up-close look at the Yakima set-up
4/5

Other reviewers have said that a determined burglar can beat these locks with a little muscle if he places his hand at the right spot. Although they do work as an initial deterrent to the casual thief who doesn't understand how they work, they serve no other purpose. In the long run, I guess it's money well spent up front if it makes a thief take some extra time to consider robbing me or even gives him pause before doing so.

My highest rating would be a 5 if the key locking system were a more robust component and/or if it were more than There is a lot of credit to give Yakima for developing a locking system that is not limited to a particular accessory.

Rosie Gomez
Rosie Gomez
| Mar 09, 2021
This is great
5/5

A simple process of installation is required. There were 2 of them and I appreciated the fact that they're sold together. During the process of cleaning my old bike racks, I discovered two keys were missing. It was easy to switch out one of the racks with the blank key since it was unlocked. That's easy to do, and you'll be amazed at how fast and easy it is. A lock was on the bike rack next to it. During my call, I spoke with The customer service representative was polite but did not have the ability to assist It was suggested that I hire a locksmith to It was estimated that we would need to spend at least $30 with our local locksmith. This will serve as your take away lesson don't throw away old racks!.

Darren Monroe
Darren Monroe
| Apr 20, 2021
Suitable for Yakima racks as an add-on item
5/5

I really like that this item is compatible with my rooftop container, it gives me a sense of security to know that the kayaks and the container will still be on my car once I walk out of the store or after kayaking. The following tip can help you with installation STRONGEN THESE AFTER you have installed them in the device they are supposed to secure and before mounting the device on a car and tightening it. This is the type of kayak carrier I used).

Emmitt Byrd
Emmitt Byrd
| Feb 26, 2021

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