On this article we’re going to concentrate on a problem that may appear to be unimportant to most of you, but has happened to a lot of motorists! In truth, we are gonna talk about the of a key locked on you Lexus GS, and what you can do if you are in this position? Whether it doesn’t want to suit in the cylinder or you can’t turn it any longer, we will try to help you uncover the cause of this issue and give you the remedy. It may seem obvious, but when you don’t know all the cars in depth, being confronted with a locked key can be disconcerting. Before you think about buying a new key or having it rebuilt, browse this instruction. In this content, we will first try to demonstrate why the key gets stuck in your cylinder Lexus GS, and secondly, how to unlock the key from your Lexus GS.


Why is my key locked in my Lexus GS?

What could have occurred to your car key being blocked in the cylinder of your Lexus GS? In this section we will try to demonstrate why your key can get stuck. There are some reasons that can induce the key to your car to get locked.

  • Some dirt accumulated on it, which may bring about the key to get stuck in the cylinder’s sprocket system. It can sometimes 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 corresponding the impression in the barrel of your Lexus GS.
  • A steering wheel locker activated, which will prevent your key from turning and thus start your Lexus GS.
  • Finally, 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 effectively in the barrel.

All these elements can cause an external or internal blocking of the key of your Lexus GS, so make sure to verify all these factors to know what issue you are standing in front of.

How to unlock the key of my Lexus GS

To finish , let’s proceed to the practical section that will enable you to unlock the key of your Lexus GS. Now that you’ve managed to analyze the reason why your key is blocked, we’ll see what solutions are available to you to solve this issue. We will take up the different concerns and give you the corresponding solutions:

  • Dirt blocking the key to your Lexus GS: If you key is stuck in the cylinder, use a wrench remover and move the key (without too much pressure) in different ways to try to unlock it. If it doesn’t want to go in any longer, be sure to inspect 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 Lexus GS doesn’t turn any longer and my steering wheel is locked: In this case, it’s your anti-theft system that is activated, you will have to all in one go turn your steering wheel and your key to unlock it, go through this full guide on the steering wheel locked on Lexus GS to have the complete treatment.
  • Broken, damaged or twisted key: This is the most irritating case, if it is only twisted, you can try to straighten it on a flat surface with a sledgehammer, if it is damaged you will regrettably have to use the duplicate or buy a new copy of the key of your Lexus GS. If it is damaged and you do not have a duplicate, you will have to get the code “VIN” and go to your dealership to obtain a copy of your key. In any other case, last option, convert the cylinder and get a new key.
  • Key locked in my automatic Lexus GS: In this case, you’ll only have to go through neutral to unlock your key from the cylinder.

If you wish more tutorials on the Lexus GS, go to our Lexus GS category.