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Old 01-14-2013, 02:00 AM   #21
Kbriar
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Cylinder broke

My keyless entry quit and I lost my new key. So today I hard a locksmith out when my door would not unlock...... The entire cylinder came out. He tarried too put it back now it's half in half out. The car is Locked and win windows are up. I live 9 hours away and need any suggestions. I don't have a lot of time to get a cylinder off eBay. Any mechanics or locksmiths that can help me in the St. Louis airport area. My key works with the trunk , can it get the back seats down so i can drive it?
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Old 01-14-2013, 02:04 AM   #22
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I can't even get in mine! Good luck with yours. Any suggestions.
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:35 PM   #23
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screwed!

Hi. Can anyone help? My fob is broke so i got a new key from a dealership. But now the manual door lock wont unlock either. How can I get in my car to code my new key?
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Old 01-16-2013, 02:36 PM   #24
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I can't even get in mine! Good luck with yours. Any suggestions.
Did you manage to get in?? sounds like i have the same problem
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Old 05-28-2013, 01:01 AM   #25
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replaced mine, definitely works great.
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Old 01-22-2014, 02:23 PM   #26
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subd.. doing this this weekend.
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