Having trouble inserting or removing a key from your front door, mailbox or gate padlock? Whatever stuck lock you find yourself dealing with, it’s likely a little 3-IN-ONE Penetrant Spray can help you out of this pickle and save you from calling a locksmith. If you haven’t used penetrant before or have a number of times but just need a reminder of how to make the most of it, keep on reading for step-by-step instructions to fix a door lock.
Things you will need
3-IN-ONE® Penetrant Spray
3-IN-ONE® Multi-Purpose Oil
Spray 3-IN-ONE Penetrant
Point the red precision straw directly into the hole of the lock, thenspray. The formula will quickly seep into the crevices and break down rust that’s holding stuck parts together.
Work the key into the lock
Work the key into the lock to better distribute the penetrant to free the parts from the hold of rust, and wipe away excess on the lock and key.
Provide long-lasting lubrication
Apply a drop of 3-IN-ONE Multi-Purpose Original Oil inside the lock and work it in with the key to leave long-lasting lubrication and protection.
Top tip – Drip Oil is also great to avoid those squeaky hinges!
Voila! Your locks should be as good as new
So if you’re ever stuck, remember to take action with 3-IN-ONE Penetrant. We have multiple formulas to suit a range of maintenance needs, so arm yourself with a handy tool you know will get a whole lot of use. Visit our Amazon shop or one of our stockists to start using your favourites!
The uses shown and described for 3-IN-ONE Products were provided to WD-40 Company by the users themselves. These uses haven’t been tested by WD-40 Company and do not constitute a recommendation of suggestion for use by WD-40 Company. Common sense should be exercised whenever using 3-IN-ONE products. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on the packaging.
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