How do I remove a broken key from my car door?

How do I get a broken key out of a car door? I had my key in the car door when I accidentally bumped it and It broke off. How can I remove it?

“Breaking off a key in your car door is just as bad as locking your keys in the car. It’s such a hassle!
Fortunately, there are several ways to remove a broken key from a car door:
  • Use a pair of pliers to pull the broken part out.
  • Buy a high-strength magnet and try to use it to pull the key out.
  • Purchase a removal kit for this exact purpose.
If those options don’t work, you may have to call roadside assistance or use the towing and labor coverage on your car insurance policy.
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Eric Schad
Answered on Aug 23, 2021
Eric Schad has been a freelance writer for nearly a decade, as well as an SEO specialist and editor for the past five years. Before getting behind the keyboard, he worked in the finance and music industries (the perfect combo). With a wide array of professional and personal experiences, he’s developed a knack for tone and branding across many different verticals. Away from the computer, Schad is a blues guitar shredder, crazed sports fan, and always down for a spontaneous trip anywhere around the globe.

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