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Old 04-21-2011, 08:17 PM   #1
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Center console

So my wife locked the center console of our jeep the other day with the only key I have currently for the jeep. The problem is I can't get it unlocked now and neither can she. What am I doing wrong? 97 sahara stock console. Any tips would be great!

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Old 04-21-2011, 08:48 PM   #2
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What am I doing wrong?
You aren't using a screwdriver to open it.

Seriously, one or two flatblade screwdrivers will easily circumvent the lock and let you open it up. After that, you can remove the lock cylinder and have it inspected or replaced if you feel the need.

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Old 04-21-2011, 09:13 PM   #3
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get some graphite dust in there, put key in, turn just a little and pull up a bit, wiggle it around...mine was sticking too, then it wouldn't pop up (the button) graphite fixed it right up!
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Ok cool thanks for the tips. Finally got it open. I have to say I felt pretty dumb not being able to open it.
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