Steps to follow when your car keys are not working during ignition

locksmiths brisbane | BrizSouth Locksmiths | 5

When you’re rushing through a busy day the worst thing that can happen is when your car fails to start at the right time. Sometimes it just so happens that there is no apparent fault visible, yet the engine doesn’t seem to start after you put your car keys in ignition and then push buttons to turn it on. Should you encounter such a situation, approach it with a calm mind. The best solution is to call an expert locksmith service so the situation can be handled without any kind of technical casualty. Here are a few handy tips if you want to first check and solve the issue by yourself.

Try the spare key

Sometimes the problem might happen with the main key itself, in which case you can give it another try with the spare key. Chances are high that this might solve the situation. The edge of the key sometimes gets worn out, bent, or blunt. If yes, then you need to get the main key fixed, or make a new one entirely from a reliable locksmith service.

Tapping the spring

The springs inside the ignition chamber and also the main key can sometimes get stuck. For such a situation, you can gently tap the key surface when it’s inside the ignition socket. If it doesn’t solve the situation, you can also try tapping the ignition chamber. If the spring pops back to the correct position, the engine will start.

Turning the steering wheel

When the key is in the steering wheel unlock position, it will allow the steering to move left and right. Try moving it to both directions to find out the direction to which it gets stuck. Now, holding it in the functional direction, twist the key to the accessory position and turn the steering at the same time. Try this with the key in the engine start position as well, whilst turning the steering wheel. A few attempts may end up with the key actually working.

Lubricate the ignition socket

If the top methods fail, then the key ignition socket might be too jammed or dried up. You can try lubricating it with a silicon based lubricant, wipe off any extra fluid and then try with the key again. Twist and turn to try again. Hopefully it should work.

Call professional help

If all the above methods fail, then the problem might happen in the cylinder of the ignition lock, which is placed inside. If so, it’s mandatory to call for professional and reliable locksmith services. Chances of damaging the unit is high if you approach this problem on your own at this situation. If you are in Brisbane and facing such an issue, call Brizsouth Locksmiths on 0407 691 755 for support.

Automotive Locksmith | Locksmith Brisbane | BrizSouth Locksmiths

Automotive Locksmith

Key Cutting | Locksmith Brisbane | BrizSouth Locksmiths

Key Cutting

Residential | Locksmith Brisbane | BrizSouth Locksmiths

Residential

Commercial | Locksmith Brisbane | BrizSouth Locksmiths

Commercial

Mobile Locksmith | Locksmith Brisbane | BrizSouth Locksmiths

Mobile Locksmith

Marketing Brisbane Brand Marketing Marketing Strategy Marketing Analytics Mobile Marketing Social Media Marketing B2B Marketing B2C Marketing Digital Marketing Content Marketing Email Marketing SEO Brisbane AdWords Management Facebook Advertising SEO Content Writing First Page of Google What is SEO What is Organic SEO One Page Websites Business Websites Ecommerce Websites SEO Pricing Facebook Pricing Email Marketing Pricing Free SEO Audit SEO Content Business Web Development SEO Brisbane Start A Business 2020 Grow Your Business Online Dominate The Market With SEO Online Marketing FAQs Social Media Marketing Brisbane SEO Brisbane SEO Geebung SEO Brendale SEO Banyo SEO North Lakes SEO Strathpine SEO Eagle Farm SEO North Brisbane SEO South Brisbane SEO West Brisbane SEO East Brisbane SEO Moorooka SEO Coopers Plains SEO Sunnybank SEO Springwood SEO Underwood SEO Slacks Creek SEO Logan Pay Per Click Advertising AdWords FAQs Content Writing FAQs Business Directory SEO Services & Digital Marketing Brisbane Marketing and SEO Brisbane SEO Brisbane Organic SEO Brisbane Google Ads Brisbane Local SEO Brisbane Social Media Brisbane SEO Services Brisbane SEO Consultant Brisbane SEO Company Brisbane SEO Brisbane Website Design Brisbane Website Developers Brisbane Website Designers Brisbane Website Developer Brisbane Website Development Brisbane Website Design Brisbane Website Designing Brisbane Cheap Website Design Brisbane eCommerce Website Design Brisbane SEO Website Brisbane Personal Website Design Brisbane Business Website Design Brisbane Entertainment Website Design Brisbane Portfolio Website Design Brisbane Non-Profit Website Design Brisbane Web Portal Website Design Brisbane Infopreneur Website Design Brisbane Educational Website Design Brisbane Brochure Website Design Brisbane SEO Consultant Brisbane SEO Services Brisbane SEO Services Gold Coast SEO Services Sunshine Coast SEO Services Sydney SEO Services Melbourne SEO Services Adelaide SEO Services Perth SEO Services Hobart SEO Services Canberra SEO Services Darwin A Frames Vinyl Banners Rectangle Flags Flyers Digital Print on ACM Sign Mesh Banners Lightboxes Window Graphics Wall Signage Parking Signs Illuminated Signs Digital Print on ACM Sign Car Wraps Car Magnets Stickers and Decals Custom Stickers NCR Booklets Envelopes Calendars Desk Pads Postcards Presentation Folders Letterhead Graphic Design Service Sign Installation Magnets Floor Graphics Large Format Stickers Acrylic Panel Signs Premium Pull-Up Banners Premium Business Cards PVC Plastic Business Cards Signage Signage Brisbane Building Signage Window Signage Signage Design Signage Installation Signage Printing Government Signage Transport and Main Roads Signage Tenders Signage Public Sector Signage Hospital Signage School Signage Medical Centre Signage Police Fire and Rescue Signage PCYC Signage Car Signage Signwriters Printing Printing Brisbane Government Printing Transport and Main Roads Printing Hospital Printing School Printing Medical Centre Printing Police Fire and Rescue Printing PCYC Printing Public Sector Printing Billboard and Signage Printing A Frame Printing Flags and Banner Printing Sticker Printing Display and Exhibition Printing Promotions and Events Printing Display Solutions Exhibition Display Stands Tradeshow Printing Flyer Design Business Card Printing Logo Design Car Wraps Commercial Wraps Van Wraps Ute Wraps Boat Wraps Trailer Wraps Van Wraps Full Car Wraps Partial Car Wraps Colour Change Wraps Carbon Fibre Wraps Paint Protection Wraps Window Wraps Trailer Wraps Wall Wraps Food Truck Wraps Printing Brisbane Car Wraps Gold Coast Car Wraps Sunshine Coast Car Wraps Brisbane Signage Brisbane Signage Gold Coast Signage Sunshine Coast Donate Now Donate To Qld Hospitals Donate To NSW Hospitals Donate To Vic Hospitals Donate To SA Hospitals Donate To WA Hospitals Donate To Tas Hospitals Donate To ACT Hospitals Donate To NT Hospitals Become A Corporate Ally Become A Wonder Worker Charity Fundraising Host A Fundraiser Leave A Bequest Critical Equipment Charities Best Charities To Donate To Kids Charity Australian Charities Queensland Charities Brisbane Charities New South Wales Charities Adelaide Charities South Australia Charities Melbourne Charities Victoria Charities Sydney Charities Western Australia Charities Perth Charities Tasmania Charities Hobart Charities Darwin Charities Northern Territory Charities Canberra Charities Australian Capital Territory Charities
Top
Call