How to Open a Brinks Lock If You Have the Combination

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Locks can keep home and business items protected.

Brinks is a security company that manufactures locks and safes. You can use Brinks combination locks to keep your items secure. Brinks requires you to know the combination to open the locks and access your items. The combination and instruction manual are provided at the time of purchase. The Brinks combination lock can be complicated to open. Refer to the instruction manual or contact Brinks directly if you experience a problem opening the lock.


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Step 1

Spin the dial a couple of times to reset the lock. Set the dial to zero ("0").

Step 2

Turn the dial four full clockwise turns. Stop on the first number of the combination on the fifth turn.

Step 3

Rotate the dial counter-clockwise twice. Stop on the second number of the combination on the third turn.

Step 4

Rotate the dial clockwise once and stop on the third number of the combination on the second turn.

Step 5

Rotate the dial counter-clockwise to the fourth number. Pull up on the top of the lock to open the combination lock.


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Dulce Dretti

Dulce Dretti began writing professionally in 1997 for companies such as Englehard, Whydham and BNY. She has also produced and edited information technology and security technical documents, policies and training material. Dretti is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in information security management at Capella University.