Today we’re going to concentrate on a problem that could appear to be unimportant to most of you, but has happened to a lot of car owners! In reality, we are going to talk about the of a key locked on you Renault Twingo 3, and how to proceed 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 trouble and give you the solution. It may seem obvious, but when you don’t know all the cars in detail, being in face of a locked key can be disconcerting. Before you think about buying a new key or having it remanufactured, read this article. In this article, we will first try to show you why the key gets stuck in your cylinder Renault Twingo 3, and secondly, how to unlock the key from your Renault Twingo 3.


Why is my key locked in my Renault Twingo 3?

What could have happened to your car key being blocked in the cylinder of your Renault Twingo 3? In this part we will try to explain why your key can get stuck. There are some explanations that can bring about the key to your car to get locked.

  • Some dirt built up on it, which may provoke 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 broken, bent or has some of its teeth damaged, it’s bound to have a hard time coordinating the impression in the barrel of your Renault Twingo 3.
  • A steering wheel locker activated, which will prevent your key from turning and thus start your Renault Twingo 3.
  • 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 correctly in the barrel.

All these causes can cause an external or internal blocking of the key of your Renault Twingo 3, so make sure to examine all these points to know what trouble you are facing.

How to unlock the key of my Renault Twingo 3

To conclude, let’s move on to the practical section that will let you to unlock the key of your Renault Twingo 3. Now that you’ve managed to discover the reason why your key is blocked, we’ll see what solutions are available to you to remedy this trouble. We will take up the different concerns and give you the corresponding solutions:

  • Dirt blocking the key to your Renault Twingo 3: 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 any longer, make sure to examine 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 Renault Twingo 3 doesn’t turn any longer and my steering wheel is locked: In this case, it’s your anti-theft system that is turned on, you will have to at the same time turn your steering wheel and your key to unlock it, browse this full tutorial on the steering wheel locked on Renault Twingo 3 to have the complete process.
  • 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 broken you will regrettably have to use the duplicate or buy a new copy of the key of your Renault Twingo 3. 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 receive a copy of your key. Otherwise, last solution, convert the cylinder and get a new key.
  • Key locked in my automatic Renault Twingo 3: In this instance, you’ll only have to go through neutral to unlock your key from the cylinder.

If you have any additional questions about the Renault Twingo 3, do not hesitate to consult our Renault Twingo 3 category.