Key Won’t Turn in Ignition, Expert Locksmith Solutions
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Your car won’t start? Then, there’s probably a problem with you ignition lock. In case your key won’t turn in ignition, you will have to reach out to your local locksmith for ignition replacement.
The ignition switch is one of the most important and sensitive parts in your vehicle, so it requires careful treatment.
The most common problems that may appear with your ignition lock are: key stuck in the ignition or key doesn’t turn in the ignition. So, to deal with these troubles you need to call Auto Locksmith in San Jose for our ignition repair service.
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When the vehicle’s motor doesn’t start, drivers usually think that the problem is with the battery or any other parts of the engine. And very often they try to fix the engine, when in reality they need to look into the ignition lock issues.
Generally, you can identify if the problem is in the vehicle motor or with the ignitions switch. In this case, when you start your car, it will crank, but the engine won’t start. This is a sign that you need ignition repair services, instead of an auto mechanic.
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Broken Key in The Ignition
When a key breaks inside the ignition cylinder there is a chance that you may have to replace the entire ignition. Hopefully, this will not be the case. If the key broke off close to the outside area, then there is a good chance you will not need to replace it. The locksmith will be able to use a key extraction tool to get the broken key out of the cylinder. If the key piece is further inside the cylinder, then you may need to replace it. Depending on the amount of force that occurs when the key break, may cause internal damage. This is another factor to determine if the ignition needs to be replaced.
If you lost or damaged your ignition key and need a replacement key made,the locksmith will need to know a little information. So, they will need to know the year, make and model of the car to determine what type of key you will need. Older model cars, usually before 1990, do not have a chip inside the key, so it will not need to be programmed. However, in newer model cars, after 1990, most car keys have a transponder chip inside the them. The transponder chip sends a code to the computer and if the code matches the vehicle will start. These types of keys will need to be programmed to match your car frequency. The locksmith will be able to make any type of key you will need.
We pride ourselves in the quality, speed and affordability of our work. Because we want to see our customers happy and satisfied. So, the next time you need car locksmith don’t hesitate to call Locksmiths San Jose.
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