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How to remove a broken key from your car's ignition lock

Take a small thin wire (like a paperclip) straighten it out and, put a 1/8" 90 degree bend in the end of the wire. Slide the wire into the keyway next to the side of the broken key; when you reach the pointed end of the broken key turn the paperclip 1/4 turn clockwise to grab the end of the broken key then: pull the wire out bringing the key with it.

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