What to do if your car key broke in half?

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Q: What to do if your car key broke in half?
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Where could I get a car key replacement?

I hope the key is not broke inside of the ignition. If it is you will need more than a key replacement. But to have your key replaced all you need to do is find a local hardware store. Even with just the broke key they can do a replacement.

You were unlocking a doorknob and the key broke in half so now half the key is stuck in the door what should you do?

Take the doorknob off and take it to a locksmith, or if you do not know how to do that, call a locksmith.

How do you turn on a key on to the acc position on a 1990 Toyota celica if the key broke off?

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Would a faulty crankshaft cause your car to not start?

Only if it was broke in half and that is very doubtful.

Do copied car keys start the car?

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In my 1995 ford thunderbird i put my igition key in and started my car and now the car wont shut down the key comes out and the car keeps running i have to pull a fuse and disconnect the battery?

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What do you do when your car key breaks in half?

I have two things to say about that, first of all, you car key is very hard to break, but if that DOES ever happen to you, get your car manual and call the warranty number, if there is one.

What is the going rate to have a car key made if you key is broken?

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