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I have a brinks firesafe but I can't open it. I have the key

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I have a brinks firesafe but I can't open it . I have the key but when I try to turn it , the key only jiggles in the lock position . It won't turn
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi Alton,

The lock mechanism may have seized.

Try hitting the door a few times with a rubber mallet to help loosen the mechanism.

Once you get it open, apply some lubricating spray oil to the internal mechanism to help prevent it from seizing up again.

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