How do you remove a roof rack from a car?
Here’s how to do that:
- Loosen both thumbwheels.
- Slide the crossbar to the very back of the roof rack.
- Using a long, flathead screwdriver (or a similar tool), press on the metal tongue inside the end cap on the end of the rail. …
- Slide the crossbar off the roof rack.
- Repeat these steps for the second crossbar.
When a roof rack is not in use it should be removed Why is this?
A roof rack increases your car’s wind resistance. This will cause an increase in fuel consumption, so you should remove it when it isn’t being used. An aerodynamically designed roof rack or box will help reduce wind resistance to a minimum, but the rack or box should still be removed when it isn’t in use.
Can roof racks be removed?
Aftermarket roof racks are typically much easier to remove. Most simply clamp around your side rails or door jamb and can be removed by loosening a few bolts. Once you’ve done this a time or two, most roof racks will only take about 5-15 minutes to remove.
Can I drill out a Thule lock?
In order to remove the lock core you will just need to continue drilling, working your way up to a larger drill bit until the lock core releases. Once it does you can then use the Thule One-Key System Lock Cylinders part # TH450200 to install a new one which comes with the change key.
How do I find my Thule key number?
If you own a Thule or Yakima roof rack or accessory you can find the key number engraved on one side of the key. Thule key numbers start with an “N” followed by 3 digits. The key numbers range from N001-N250.