How to Re-Pin a Cylinder Tumbler Lock?

Answer Re-pinning a cylinder tumbler lock is normally carried out by a locksmith, but you can do it yourself with a little practice. You will need the existing key to your lock and some spare lock parts. ... Read More »

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How to Repair a Five-Pin Tumbler Lock?

Locks are designed to last for decades. However, even the slightest change in temperature can cause a well-made lock to develop problems. Metal expands and contracts with weather changes. A key can... Read More »

How to Remove the Key Lock Tumbler in a 1993 Firebird?

The Pontiac Firebird was introduced in 1967. The Firebirds sold in 1993 were equipped with either a 3.4-liter V-6 or a 5.7-liter V-8 (the famous LT1 engine). The key lock tumblers in the doors of t... Read More »

What is the difference between a single cylinder&a double cylinder deadbolt lock?

Deadbolt locks offer a strong measure of security for exterior doors. Deadbolts are often used on both front and back exterior doors. Double cylinder deadbolts are designed for a specific purpose.F... Read More »

How to Replace the Lock & Tumbler on a 2000 Dodge Caravan?

The 2000 Dodge Caravan's ignition system relies on the lock tumbler cylinder to turn the vehicle on. If you notice that your key sticks in the ignition at the "Run" position, or encounter difficult... Read More »