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Hi, my drivers door lock will not allow the key to go all the way in as if something is stuck in the lock and the door handle has to be opened released then opened a second time to open the door, to lock the car i have to use passenger lock (central locking not remote)and the same to open the car. any ideas as to what i can do to fix this, a friend of mine suggested kids may have jammed an object in the lock itself but i am unsure on this, thanks dave, oh the car is focus 1999 (v) 1.4 petrol 5 door hatch

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Goto a locksmith and see if they have any sneaky tricks they could do. Worst case scenario the lock on the door will have to be replaced.

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You will have to replace the lock cylinder, they come as a set so you will not have different keys, the cause of this is a little pin in the cylinder is stuck, you could try spraying WD40 into the cylinder first, you might get lucky, once in awhile it worked for me.

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