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maxda mx5: Hi I have an 2000yr MX5, the ignition barrel internal

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I have an 2000yr MX5, the ignition barrel internal key stem is broken the key turns 360 degrees. Can I get it repaired , do i buy replacement new/used and do i have to match my
key with locksmith to stop computer probs with the anti theft
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Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Eric replied 4 years ago.

you will need to purchase a replacement lock cylinder for it as the original in it now is not repairable. Before installing the new lock cylinder, have a locksmith configure the tumblers to match your existing key. This way it wont require any programming afterwards
Expert:  Eric replied 4 years ago.

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