CAR KEY EXTRACTIONS

No one ever expects their key to break when they put it in the ignition or in a door lock. Unfortunately, this isn't an uncommon occurrence. Keys can become damaged and break just like anything else. The good news is that you can call us 24 hours a day for help getting back on the road.

FAQs

Will you need to replace the cylinder of my ignition too?

Although we understand this is a big concern, we can't always answer this question until we see your car in person.

We need to consider several different factors when determining if it will be necessary to replace the cylinder of your ignition after extracting a key from it.

One of the biggest factors that goes into this decision is how badly the key broke and how far the pieces of it became lodged in your ignition cylinder.

The likelihood of us having to replace the ignition increase if a key broke off within it.

However, we will likely need to replace the ignition if you apply a lot of force to your key or ignition and it results in the key breaking inside of it.

That is because the firm pressure can cause damage inside of the ignition cylinder that we're unable to repair.

We would need to replace it instead. We encourage you to seek an expert opinion for this problem by contacting our professional locksmith dispatch center.

Just Call us 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Do you need to replace my car door lock too?

Many people have this concern after a locksmith extracts a broken key from a door lock.

We can usually extract the key without having to replace the lock as well.

However, this isn't always possible when the lock of a car door has sustained too much damage from the broken key.

Many people express surprise when we say that we can normally complete the job in less than half an hour.

Keep in mind that this time estimate depends on several unique factors, including whether the key broke inside of the ignition or it got stuck in a car door.

The technician who arrives from We will look at your ignition or door lock and determine the best course of action to retrieve the key without damaging these parts of your car.

It can be as short as 20 minutes for straightforward cases.

It's our job to take your stress away instead.

Should I have a spare key made?

We recommend that you do this.

We don't want to make this situation more difficult for you than it already is.

That makes it difficult and potentially unsafe to operate.

Yes. The whole reason you called our professional locksmith company is that you broke a key.

It's far preferable to ask your locksmith to make you an extra key.

Although you may feel tempted to try to start your car with a broken key or to hotwire it, we strongly advise against this.

Can I start my ignition switch if it has pieces of the key stuck in it?

Although this might be physically possible, we strongly discourage you from trying it.

It may be possible for you to do this, but it's not a good plan.

In addition, it could damage your car even more.

This will make it much more challenging for a locksmith to extract the key and will cost you more money as well.

It's also not a good idea to force a car door open if its lock contains any pieces of a broken key.

Rather than take these unnecessary risks, contact us instead.

We will expertly and efficiently fix the problem while you wait.

Services Offered By Our Mobile Key Extraction Division

Our locksmith technicians drive directly to your location to extract the key.

You can then get on with the plans you had before your key broke.

You can depend on our hardworking and skilled locksmiths to perform these services:

  • Key extraction from rusty locks
  • Removal of keys from damaged locks
  • Extraction of frozen keys
  • Key extraction from dirty locks
  • Key extraction from rusty locks

Remember, trying to extract a key yourself could cause damage to your car that will end up costing you more money.

To prevent further damage and expense, call our company instead.

Broken key extraction from your ignition

Our car lockouts technician understand that your ignition is delicate.

We assure you that we will handle the key extraction with extreme care.

Since the job can be complex, it requires the use of specific tools to complete.

Our locksmiths take special care to ensure that you don't have to worry about replacing your broken keys due to our mistakes. We aim to solve your problem, not add to it.

Extracting a key from the lock of a car door

Breaking a key can put you in an emergency situation where it's hard to think clearly.

It might seem like you would save money and time by attempting to extract the key pieces for yourself, but this usually doesn't work out as people expect it to.

For one thing, you need specialized equipment and extensive training to obtain the key without causing damage to the ignition or door locks.

While you will likely spend more when you contact our company for help than you would if you successfully extracted your own key, it's not a risk worth taking.

We guarantee our work and the safety of your vehicle.

We provide you with a new key after extracting your old one

We aren't done with our service to you once we get the pieces of the broken key our of your car lock or ignition.

The locksmith who comes to help you will also create a replacement key for you on the spot.

He or she will then test it in your door or ignition to ensure it operates as expected.

One of the most typical reasons for calls to our company is that someone attempted to insert a bent key into a lock or ignition or the key became bent after insertion.

If the bend is only minor, we may be able to fix it.

For more extensive bends or if the key is broken in more than two pieces, we recommend that you ask the locksmith to cut new keys for you.

Repair or replacement of a car lock after key extraction

In most cases, a bent, worn, or corroded key is the reason for a jam. Occasionally, a key breaks due to a problem with the lock instead.

Your lock may become frozen or contain too much dust, dirt, or corrosion to insert a key properly.

If your lock appears dirty or full, try cleaning it to see if the key fits better. We are always available to help you if this doesn't work.

Our company takes great pride in the reputation we have built in this State as a professional locksmith company that helps stranded motorists out of difficult situations.

As the leading professional locksmith company in this State, we take pride in our prompt and efficient services.

Many of us have been in the situation of being stranded on the side of the road somewhere and understand how anxious you feel.

We will be on our way to you and get you back on the road within minutes of your service request.

We offer mobile key extraction

When your car is inoperable due to a key stuck in its ignition or inaccessible because of a stuck lock key, you can depend on us to fix the problem in a hurry.

Best of all, we come directly to you.

We are nearby and will respond promptly to your request for help.

We are just a phone call away and will arrive promptly.

We invite you to call our company any day or any hour.

We're also here to take your call for quotes for non-urgent service.

As a member of this community for many years, we derive great satisfaction from helping people out of a difficult situation.