If your issue only occurs after installation to the door, perhaps it is an alignment problem with the two tailpieces, where they are not symmetrical. They are not connected to the core at all. Installation is quick and easy. Mostly, the company told us we had done something wrong when we never touched it. The tail piece remover allows you to safely remove the tail piece and the rings from the cylinder and to accurately replace them once the job is done.
When the user wants to rekey the lock, the working key is used to rotate the plug 90° clockwise. Congrats you now know how to rekey a smart key quickset lock. I read the guys answer on how to do and I did it and it did work but it isn't totally how he said and it can be explained better. He was honest, thorough, and did an excellent job without charging me a fortune. The Smart Key is easily identified by the small, rectangular hole to the left of the keyway. To learn more, see our.
After I installed it, I wanted to rekey the lock to use my hold house key until my roommate got home so I could then give her the new key, after which I would rekey the lock to use the new key. I emailed questions before my purchase and was provided with the answers quickly by return email. He could have easily sold me a new door and the same issue would happen. Thankfully, we knew something like this would happen, so we got a back-up chain lock for the time being. The object is to separate the inner lock core with the lock core shell, turn it clockwise to the spot you would normally put it at to redo your key 3 o'clock then reassemble with a key in it and turn it back to program it. Instead of the key directly interacting with the wafers, it interacts with a series of guide pins.
You can therefore substitute it using the existing key. This number is drastically reduced because of poor tolerances that accept half cuts at every position, reducing the number of real differs to 243 3 5. The purchase was quick and easy and the lock was shipped immediatly. You are saving more people from getting ripped off with this lock! Bottom line The best part about these tools is the fact that they are all very easily available and even more easy to use. I could not be happier! Disassembly instructions The Smart Key uses a four piece assembly of housing, cylinder, core, and plug. There will be two slip rings that can be pushed off with a flat blade screwdriver to allow you to get the core apart. Once you have the cylinder plug out of the lock, it is very easy to reset under 1 minute.
I will do business with them again. Bought new keys and they seemed to work better for a short time. Dan worked a long time drilling and sanding to shore up the door as best as possible. I called him on a Monday to fix a sliding glass door. He happened to have the exact part we needed and it was not an easy find - we had looked everywhere and he came over Tuesday evening.
The existing lock cylinder This is the most important part in this entire project. A key with all 3 cuts will do this, too. This lock uses SmartKey technology so you can rekey the lock to use a new key rather than having to replace the lock itself. The hinges were not fitting properly and the door frame had shifted, probably due to the age of the house. When you take it apart you don't need to take out the smart key gears. If you want an honest, experienced man, Then Dan is the man I purchased the Cowdroy P697 Pocket door lock with key over the internet.
This comes in handy in the first few steps aimed at reconfiguring the tumblers. Usually when these locks randomly mess up, the problem was that it was re-keyed too quickly, slopily, or with a copy. Anonymous We got the smart-key a few months back. Glad we kept the receipt as this installation is not continuing! These products need to be recalled because clearly there are manufacturer's defects! The Schlage Securekey is a little more complicated process to re-key, but this is because many customers no longer have access to the blue reset key. I had an exterior basement door that dragged when opening and closing. Reset tool Finally, you will need the resetting tool.
You just need to release the part with the cylinders. So, now I will likely have to replace the door because of the patch job I had to due this winter. If you have all this information, the process should be fairly simple and massively successful. How To rekey a Kwikset Smart Key Lock Without a Working Key. Now grab some thick grease and put it on the surface of the kwikset plug part N11. Danny is well qualified to offer advice on physical security products and services.
The screw driver will help you take apart the lock in order to gain access to the lock cylinder to make the necessary changes. I took the smart key cylinder out and installed the old lock, which is a non smart key. I have had this problem a couple of times, and the above method allows me to correct the mistake that I made. Now, I am not certain that it was a great value for the money because I don't have a comparison, but they did what they said, when they said, for the price they said. Place the wafers part number 10 in part number 11 Place a key in the keyhole and that is what will get the waiter in part number 3 to be placed in the right order so that the key will work. At least now I have peace of mind that it will always work.
Finally I had enough: no trust in the lock and never knew when I would be locked out again. He also added new strike plate to door frame to complete project. But before you get into the entire process, you will need to have your tools. The guide pins hook into the wafers at different levels depending on the bitting of each wafer to raise them to the proper position. Danny served as an apprentice in small, medium and large businesses. Please feel free to have Danny pass out my number for my total experience review 314-351-5553 They were prompt and showed up when he said he would show up. Have to admit I was a doubter that is would from reading the reviews, but Karen walked me through it with success.