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    Default One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    I know this is shady at best but I need to know how to break a key cylinder to start my car:-(

    I'm at work and have 12 hours to figure this out....my boss tried to use his key pick set to remove what's left of the key but something happened and now I can't turn the cylinder....how can I get this car to start?

    I can prove this car is mine...I have title in hand and my I'd so if I need to take video to prove that I'm not stealing a car then I can do that....

    Anybody know what to do?

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    Default Re: One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    if you broke the key in the cylinder, why not use the broken part, reinsert it and turn. should work
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    Default Re: One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    Can you call a lock smith? I have no idea if he can help, but its worth a try.

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    Default Re: One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    I think when they tried to get out what they could, it made that impossible figgie

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    Default Re: One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    That's how I used to start the car but after my boss messed with it it won't work:-(

    what do you recomend....lock smith is $145+ which I just don't have right now!

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    Default Re: One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    If it is in the cylinder... not sure what is "impossible" about it. Press in, done. Unless they broke the brass fingers and then at that point, he is fucked if that is the case.
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    Default Re: One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    Thats what I think happened cause the extractor got stuck and we needed pliars to pull it out.

    So please...is it possible to either break the cylinder lock or drill the cylinder out?

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    Default Re: One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    I'm with figgie on this one, as long as the cylinder is on the lock position you should be able to push and turn. Put some oomph behind it, if it's broke anyway what's the harm?

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    Default Re: One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    Please guys....I just need to know how to start the car and to disable the steering lock.

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    Default Re: One and only key broke off in my ignition:-(...can't start the car

    take apart the plastic trim around the steering column. above the key cylinder there should be a little button you can press with a needle or something, which should allow you to pull out the cylinder.
    See what you can do from there.

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