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I have a 2004 Lexus 470. Yesterday the key would not enter

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Hi. I have a 2004 Lexus 470. Yesterday the key would not enter the driver's door all of the way. I can unlock all doors from the back tailgate. How do I fix this problem
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

have you tried any lubricant in the key slot?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It locks from inside without any problem
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

the lock cylinder is likely seized .you can try to lubricate it but it will likely require replacement..

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
you want me to try that I was afraid of that. Ok. Thank you
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

That's the steps you will need to take.......................

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