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Old 04-28-2020, 12:44 PM   #1
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Help-I'm locked out of my trailer!!!
The key won"t go all the way into to lock(Handle lock -not the deadbolt)
Worked OK yesterday-can bearly get half the key in today.For that reason I don't think there is anything stuck in the lock, but its hard to tell -can't see anything past the little flip door that covers the keyhole
Ant words of wisdom would be great

Thanks Jim
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Old 04-28-2020, 01:11 PM   #2
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Iím not a locksmith.

No force or hammers!

Do you have a can of wd40 or similar? Spray key insert twist jiggle etc ad keep trying repeat maybe and smiling

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Old 04-28-2020, 01:25 PM   #3
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Liquid silicone is better. Spray it in the general direction of the lock post inside... binding there may jam up the key a bit. Then spray the the key and the keyhole and slide it in gently. Double check that you haven't done something odd with the stabilzer jacks. If the frame flexes too much the key won't work.
Mine jammed for no reason I could figure out on a holiday weekend. Four locksmiths were not available. I SAT on the rear bumper, getting ready to commit mayham with a screwdriver and a sledge hammer, then got up and made one more attempt with the key on my rear door 25 FB. It opened right up... jostling the frame did something. Now I lube the lock once a month whether it needs it or not.
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Please use ‘dry lube’ type lubricant specified for locks. Available at hardware stores and maybe in the “hardware” isle of grocery stores.
Won’t attract dirt or gum up
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Is it OK now?

Whatever spray you use free it up, after it's free spray with this to clean and re-lube with PTFE spray.👍

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