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Tips for Removing Stuck/Broken Key from Thule Roof Cargo Box  


Hi there, I have a challenge for you??. I ended up on your site for an instructional video. Very usefull! My broken key is stuck in the cilinder. The lock still works. I assume there must be a trick to clear the cilinder or to remove it without damaging the lock or mechanism inside.


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I spoke with my contact at Thule, and she did have a few suggestions for you to try. She said some people have had success retrieving broken keys using a paperclip. Try wiggling the key out using the paperclip along the ridged side of the key. I have had luck in the past using dental picks to work broken keys out of a lock cylinder. If enough of the key stem is protruding from the lock, you could also try grasping the key with needle nosed pliers and removing it that way.

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