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Ford transit 2013 left running and has locked it self what

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ford transit 2013 left running and has locked it self what can i do
Hello and Welcome..My name is MIKE -Im happy to help / advise..
Im assuming you cannot reasonably get access to the spare key - that would be the easiest by a long way ---?
It appears you are not online at the moment.. to save you time then - again, as mentioned above - the spare key option is by far the easiest / less aggro.. and cheapest option if you can possibly get that organised..Other than that , you would have to gain access with whats called a "lockout kit" - Of course you wont have one of these - but if you are a member of any of the breakdown services - they have. Or - a local breakdown / recovery agent can come out to you and gain access that way...There is no easy way Im afraid - and really other than the above - you are into drilling the lock etc - which you really don't want to be doing - I would therefore advise one of the options above as your best way forward with this..
Once in the van - you will have to determine why that happend.. Some systems are / can be set so that they lock the doors - but that shouldn't happen until the vehicle speed reaches circa 5-10 mph.. depending on where its set. It shouldn't lock as you have experienced - so it will need ideally plug in diagnostic checks to see whats wrong. Wiring breaks / shorts on these are common - especially in or going to the rear doors... so that needs to be checked...
Mike and other Ford Specialists are ready to help you
Bear in mind that this van should still be under warranty though so any checks / repairs should be foc. Indeed - if you cannot get the spare key - a call to the local Ford dealer would be the first option - see if they will cover all this - inc call out to you - FOC under warranty - they should -
Let me know how you go..and / or let me know if you need anything further on this..~~~~ Meantime - Please do click on the "Exc / Ok rating" for me at this time.. Thank you in advance for that ... Note that you can get back to me anytime at all after doing the rating - it doesn't close you out -- Best Rgds, MIKE.