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Replacement Key for Thule Racks and Carriers - N003

Replacement Key for Thule Racks and Carriers - N003

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Thule Accessories and Parts - THKEYN003

  • Hitch Bike Racks
  • Roof Bike Racks
  • Roof Box
  • Roof Rack
  • Ski and Snowboard Racks
  • Keys
  • Thule

Replace a missing Thule key with this equivalent part.


  • Replaces a missing Thule key
  • Key # N003
  • Quantity: 1 key


Note: To confirm the key number, check the lock cylinder.


Key number

N003 - Thule Replacement Key





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Video Transcript for Review of Thule Replacement Key N003 - THKEYN003

Hello neighbors, Steve here with etrailer.com. Today, we're looking at a replacement key for your Thule racks and carriers, specifically key number N003. Now, if you're asking, Steve, how do I find my key number It's pretty simple. Look on the front face of your lock core. There's an engraving number there. You wanna match up that number with the corresponding key.

Now, you will get quantity one of this key. It is gonna be key to N003 just like it shows there on the engraving under my sticker there. Again, quantity one, exact replacement key from Thule, so you can ensure it's gonna fit as long as it matches your core number. Well, folks, that is gonna wrap it up. I'm Steven.

Thanks for watching and have a great day.

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Replacement Key for Thule Racks and Carriers - N003 - THKEYN003

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (5256 Customer Reviews)

Replace a missing Thule key with this equivalent part.

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Ordered a new set of keys for my Sport Racks after loosing. Followed the instructions on etrailer to order the right sets. Got the new keys delivered by mail today and they are working well. Good support and good service.



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Got the replacement key as promised. Works great in my BMW roof rack after misplacing the original keys.



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Replacement key arrive on time and it’s exactly what I wanted. Great job!



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If you have a lock that says only "003", this is likely the key you need. It worked on my Thule tow trailer.



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Mini rack keys fit perfectly. Quick shipping. No hassles! Thanks eTrailer



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Where else would anyone go to get replacement keys!
It was so easy!



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Shipping took a while but not the fault of etrailer



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Key worked perfectly for the Sears X-cargo sport SV-20! Thanks!



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works perfect, now i can remove the track from the old car to on my new car.tank you.



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The item is exactly what I was looking for. It was received as stated. I would order from this company again.



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Keys work great. Delivered in a timely manner. I am very pleased Thank you



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Perfect!!! Arrived in time and worked .



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On time and the right key. Exactly what I wante . Not much more to say.



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Fast shipping and works perfect



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It works and came quickly. What else can you ask for. Thank you!



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Very simple process - New keys work great and shipping was faster than expected!



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excelent



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Works very good.



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Fast and accurate.



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great customer service...fast delivery



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Fits and works perfect.



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