Lost car Keys

Asked by Feb 22, 2016 at 06:25 AM about the 2000 Chevrolet Lumina 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ordered new key from dealership. Will go
into lock cylinder but will not turn.
Dealership said would have to have them
put in a new lock cylinder and then I would
have to buy another key after they changed
it out because of the chip in it send
someone must of cylinder because the key
that they gave me with the one that was
supposed to be for that car anyways before
labor was already over 200 bucks in parts..
Gave them the bird took the ignition lock
cylinder out myself. now wondering if I could
have a locksmith make me a key to fit old
cylinder then bypass the VATS system or
cheaper to just by new lock cylinder from
auto parts store. Strapped for cash need
cheapest fix possible

2 Answers

263,875

So the dealership made a new key for you based on the lock cylinder being original and it wasn't? Depending on the locksmith, they can help you.

24,005

"Strapped for cash" is the real problem here- and then trying to deal with a complicated 21st century car- at least you are getting educated- like going to college for free- and here is the lesson: if you are poor, like me, get a simpler machine that you can afford to keep running- like something built before 1995- really, think about it, all this trauma for a KEY?!!!

Your Answer

Chevrolet Lumina Experts

  • #1
    90V6RedHotLuminaEuro
    Reputation
    1,190
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    1,090
  • #3
    11jonny11
    Reputation
    930
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
566 Great Deals out of 34,351 listings starting at $900
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,053 Great Deals out of 61,559 listings starting at $880
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
10 Great Deals out of 1,249 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Cavalier
835 listings starting at $1,695
Used Chevrolet Blazer
3 Great Deals out of 947 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,567 Great Deals out of 173,246 listings starting at $955
Used Chevrolet Camaro
422 Great Deals out of 31,253 listings starting at $1,450
Used Toyota Camry
1,031 Great Deals out of 85,937 listings starting at $800
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
797 Great Deals out of 41,553 listings starting at $1,987
Used Honda Accord
1,100 Great Deals out of 71,996 listings starting at $1,100
Used Toyota Corolla
926 Great Deals out of 63,625 listings starting at $1,850
Used Ford Taurus
232 Great Deals out of 14,923 listings starting at $1,800
Used Nissan Sentra
753 Great Deals out of 50,215 listings starting at $2,200
Used Buick Century
3 Great Deals out of 746 listings starting at $999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.