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Toyota key won't turn?

If you have a Toyota and the key suddenly stops turning you may have a broken wafer. It is very common to have a broken or bent wafer in this style ignition. Toyota invented these special wafers called "split wafers". They were to prevent picking and impressioning techniques from car thieves. It turns out that it's another faulty design by this auto maker. Similar to the Honda high security lock, this Toyota style ignition needs to be replaced and serviced. We can provide this service if you encounter this particular problem.

What are my other options?

You're only other option is to tow your vehicle to the dealership. Keep in mind that they will not rebuild any lock. The dealer will replace the entire lock, plus labor. This is a lengthy time process and costs about 3x more.

How much do you charge?

Give us a call with the year, make and model of your vehicle and we can find a price for you. Our prices are very fair and competitive. I have 16+ years of locksmith experience and vehicles are my specialty. I can have your locks fixed and ready within an hour in most cases. We are proud of our 5 STAR rating on Yelp.

This article is written with our customers in mind. I hope we have shed some light on your lock situation with this particular brand of vehicle.

From your door locks to ignitions, don't let this happen to your car. We at Lock Stop and Key are experts in repairing these faulty designs. We are ready to help 24 hours, 7 days a week. Call us and we can fix your locks, same day.

Ask for Joshua, 707-621-5397

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