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Door key stuck

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Old 03-21-2019, 10:31 AM
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Default Door key stuck

1998 Accord.
When I tried to unlock the driver side door, the key got stuck and would not come back out. After a lot of jiggling and twisting, it finally came out.

I don't want to clean it or oil it, since that will only buy me time.
Any recommendations where to buy a replacement lock? I am talking about the part that you insert the key into.
I don't care if I have to use 2 keys (one to open the door, and the original key to start the car).

 
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Old 03-21-2019, 11:15 AM
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'Twer me I'd add 'Comprehensive Coverage' (theft, vandalism) to car insurance, it's cheap; and then get lock recommendation from local dealer's service / parts guy.
 
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Old 03-21-2019, 01:55 PM
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You can find it on RockAuto or eBay. They don't cost much
 
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Old 03-21-2019, 02:04 PM
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I looked on rock auto, I don't see anything there.

Is there actually a "lock" that you can replace the part that they key comes with it?
I dont want to replace the whole mechanism... just the aluminum part the key inserts into. My guess is that it is called a lock cylinder?
 
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Old 03-21-2019, 02:32 PM
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This is who I buy a lot of my parts because of the 10 year warranty. They have not failed me yet. they ship quick also. Get it while it's cheap. Lol

AM-autoparts
 
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Old 03-22-2019, 07:47 AM
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Thanks Sean! That's more like it!!

When I looked at Honda parts, that part was about $175!
 
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Old 03-22-2019, 01:19 PM
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Were they giving you a whole door for that price. LOL.
 
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Originally Posted by Seanjordan20 View Post
Were they giving you a whole door for that price. LOL.
Agreed. WOW, you can buy a complete door from a junk yard for less than that. For that kind of money I'd pull the door handle out, and take the lock cylinder to a locksmith for rebuilding. He could even cut you a non-chipped key if you want.
 
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Old 03-22-2019, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by The Toecutter
Agreed. WOW, you can buy a complete door from a junk yard for less than that. For that kind of money I'd pull the door handle out, and take the lock cylinder to a locksmith for rebuilding. He could even cut you a non-chipped key if you want.
Exactly!! Lol
 
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