Car Key Extraction
Car Key Extraction Locksmith, Expert and Professional Services in Nashville
Sometimes without any warning you can find yourself holding part of your key in one hand while the other is still in the lock. If this happens to you quick action can save you lots of money.
In most cases the broken car key extraction is fairly easy with the proper locksmith tools and skills. Although, if you try to extract the key yourself, it may make the job more difficult. We don’t recommend you trying to get the broken piece out in order to avoid the damage. After extracting the broken key, we can make a new car key set for you right at the spot.
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If you find yourself with a broken key and have both pieces we can either duplicate it from your keys. Also, we can decode the key cuts and make you a key according to specs of original factory key.Once placed along the biting, turn and pull, and this should grab and remove the key. Of course, this may take several attempts. If you are looking to purchase a broken key extractor I would warn you that much like purchasing lock picks, these tools come in sets that include unnecessary variations.
I see some people use a single hooked key extractor, and others use a double hooked key extractor (myself included). Other than that, the other profiles are extraneous. So if you can, save some money and get one or two of these.
Car Key Replacement and Duplication
Our locksmiths have the most advanced tools and knowledge for car key extraction out of ignitions, trunks, door locks, padlocks and more.
Signs to look for of a week key is when twisted, bent or starts to crack. Seeing this, you need to stop using that key immediately and get us to make you a new key.
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Often excessive wear on a key occurs when keys are duplicated at hardware stores or locations where there machines are not kept calibrated and keys are cut too deep or spacing is off. What this causes is it makes the key difficult to turn the lock that is if you are lucky enough for it to work at all. When this happens the keys snap, every time this occurs it weakens the keys prematurely.
A broken key extractor tool is the professional solution to this problem. If the locksmith you call does not make their own tools (and chances are they do not), then this will be the tool they use. To use this tool place it inside the keyway along the bitting of the key. To clarify further, you will be trying to hook the teeth on the key with the hook(s) on the extractor.
If you ever have trouble with a lock we recommend you calling a professional locksmith at Nashville Locksmiths to fix it right before more damage comes with a broken key or lock.
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