Today we’re going to concentrate on a problem that could seem trivial to most of you, but has happened to a lot of drivers! In truth, we are going to focus on the of a key locked on you Citroen C5 Aircross, and what to do if we find ourselves in this situation? Whether it doesn’t want to suit in the cylinder or you can’t turn it anymore, we will try to help you uncover the origin of this problem and give you the solution. It may seem logical, but when you don’t know all the cars in detail, being faced with a locked key can be disturbing. Before you think about buying a new key or having it rebuilt, read this guide. In this article content, we will first try to teach you why the key gets stuck in your cylinder Citroen C5 Aircross, and secondly, how to unlock the key from your Citroen C5 Aircross.


Why is my key locked in my Citroen C5 Aircross?

What could have occurred to your car key being blocked in the cylinder of your Citroen C5 Aircross? In this section we will try to show you why your key can get stuck. There are multiple answers that can trigger the key to your car to get locked.

  • Some dirt gathered on it, which may cause the key to get stuck in the cylinder’s sprocket device. It can either prevent it from entering the cylinder easily, or it can block it inside the cylinder.
  • A broken or damaged key, if your key is damaged, bent or has some of its teeth damaged, it’s bound to have a hard time coordinating the impression in the barrel of your Citroen C5 Aircross.
  • A steering wheel locker activated, which will prevent your key from turning and thus start your Citroen C5 Aircross.
  • At last, it may be that if you have an automatic gearbox, you have the D position engaged and that this prevents the key of your car from turning properly in the barrel.

All these elements can cause an external or internal blocking of the key of your Citroen C5 Aircross, so remember to check all these factors to know what problem you are struggling with.

How to unlock the key of my Citroen C5 Aircross

To conclude, let’s move on to the remedy part that will let you to unlock the key of your Citroen C5 Aircross. Now that you’ve managed to analyze the explanation why your key is blocked, we’ll see what possibilities are available to you to remedy this problem. We will take up the different trouble and give you the corresponding answers:

  • Dirt blocking the key to your Citroen C5 Aircross: If you key is stuck in the cylinder, use a wrench remover and move the key (without too much force) in different directions to try to unlock it. If it doesn’t want to go in anymore, ensure to check it properly and clean out any dirt you may find. If you think the dirt is in the cylinder or switch, move the key back and forth to try to get the dirt out.
  • The key of my Citroen C5 Aircross doesn’t turn anymore and my steering wheel is locked: In this instance, it’s your anti-theft device that is turned on, you will have to all at once turn your steering wheel and your key to unlock it, read this complete tutorial on the steering wheel locked on Citroen C5 Aircross to have the complete procedure.
  • Broken, damaged or twisted key: This is the most annoying circumstance, if it is only twisted, you can try to straighten it on a flat surface with a sledgehammer, if it is harmed you will unfortunately have to use the duplicate or buy a new copy of the key of your Citroen C5 Aircross. If it is damaged and you do not have a duplicate, you will have to get the code “VIN” and go to your dealer to receive a copy of your key. In any other case, last solution, convert the cylinder and get a new key.
  • Key locked in my automatic Citroen C5 Aircross: In this case, you’ll only have to go through neutral to unlock your key from the cylinder.

Whenever you have any further questions about the Citroen C5 Aircross, do not hesitate to consult our Citroen C5 Aircross category.