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      01-27-2020, 11:46 AM   #11
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From what I’ve read these instances do happen occasionally.

Historically with mechanical keys I though manufacturers distributed cars geographically to eliminate occurrences...
When I used to valet in the 80’s at a country club, a guy came out and asked for his red SAAB and gave me his key. I pulled up a four door and he said his was a two door. I went back down to the lot and used the same key to open and start his two door Saab. That was the only time that ever happened to me and it was 35 year ago.
I'm assuming it wasn't a key fob but the metal variety if it was 35 years ago. I know with keyed deadbolts they only have 4 or 5 different keys they come with so you should rekey the lock before installing it.