# How can I unlock a tsa 003 combination luggage lock? It has 3 numbers.

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### G.I. Jos

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I have an REI 3 combo TSA lock that was attached to a backpack. I picked it up from Goodwill so they didn't really have the combination to the lock. After searching for some info online, I ended up just trying to pick it with a paper clip. It was really quite easy to do.

Posted on Apr 14, 2017

### chris wheeler

SOURCE: i lost the combination to

the only way to find the combo is to progress the combo wheels -- start at 000 and then 001,002,003,004,005,006 etc.. ( trying the latch at every number ). it should take you about 15 to 25 minutes to go through all the combos and get the right one.

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Posted on Jan 17, 2011

### Fred Yearian

SOURCE: I have stupidly fogotten the

Other than destroying the lock the best you can do is to try to remember say the first digit... then you have to try 100 combinations... which is doable.

Posted on Sep 11, 2011

### Jonathan Pugh

a long answer is start at 1 and work your way up. lol

Posted on Sep 23, 2009

### Anonymous

I have a new carlton misha cabin case and it has arrived with on of the zip arms in the lock and I cant get it to move and have not been given the code, could some one help please

Posted on Nov 13, 2010

### chris wheeler

if you have forgotten the combo the only way to figure it out is to progress the combo starting from 000 and then 001,002,003,004 etc...( trying the lock at every new series until you get the correct combo. a 3 digit combo should only take about 10 to 20 minutes to solve. you can cut the time in half if you can remember the first number or the last number.

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Posted on Sep 27, 2012

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TSA lock on Eminent Osmosis Luggage, three digit TSA lock (HOW to change it to YOUR personal number)

Put the code numbers to '000'
Take the lock levers OFF the lock
Push the round opening button UPWARDS.
IMPORTANT :
KEEP holding the button UP until you have changed the numbers
Change the TSA code numbers to what YOU want
Release the round opening button
Now your case combo lock numbers have been changed.

To lock the case put the two lock levers into the holes, spin the numbers and your case will be locked.
To UNLOCK the TSA code spin the numbers to YOUR lock code, push the lock button UP and, hey presto, your case will open.

If you forget your NEW lock number you will NEED to go through ALL the numbers, starting at '000' to '999', to be able to open the lock/case.
REMEMBER to PUSH the ROUND OPENING button UPWARDS on EVERY number change.
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### I have a new Nubbio piece of luggage with a TSA lock.I thought I set my combination but it does not work with my numbers and 000 doesn't work either?How do I open?

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1. You could use Bolt Cutters to break the Lock open.

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