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How to fix a stuck door lock

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My key won’t turn!

In this video, we will be providing a solution for fixing a lock that is sticking.

To complete this maintenance project, you will need:

  • Lock lubricant
  • or graphite powder

If your key can be freed from the barrel, but won’t turn when inserted, remove the key, and spray a lock freeing lubricant or graphite powder in the barrel.

Insert and remove the key a few times to allow it to spread. Then, reinsert the key, and turn.

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