We keep stock of almost all type of keys used by automobile manufacturers. Since no two keys match, it can be a challenge to remove these nuts by yourself if needs arise. Unprofessional or shoddy service may even damage the wheel.
Tyres Shrewsbury has had an outstanding success rate in jammed and stuck locking nut removal sans the key, making us the best Locking Wheel Nut Removal garage in Shrewsbury.
Challenges of lug nut removal
Over-tightening of these metal parts or the key is often the primary reason why they refuse to budge. Most professional facilities face the following complications when removing the nuts:
- There is a significant chance that the tyre rim and the hub may incur damage when excessive force is used to remove these nuts. We at Tyres Shrewsbury have seen instances where these nuts have been completely grind smooth and required immediate replacement.
- Some car manufacturers - including Citroen, Land Rover, Jaguar and Peugeot - make it nearly impossible to remove these nuts without its key. Hence, brute force has to be used at times. If not done carefully, this runs the risk to further damage the wheel and tyre assembly.
- Most car manufacturers will provide you with a duplicate key if you have misplaced the original copy. However, you must possess a unique code you were given when you bought the vehicle. You will not receive a duplicate if you do not have this code. Besides, it takes several weeks for this replacement key to arrive. It makes more sense to contact a Locking Wheel Nut Removal garage in Shrewsbury if you live in or around the neighbourhood.
- Finally, even this new key will not work property if any previous botched attempts to shake these nuts loose have been made. That’s where a professional hand comes in; our expert technicians will ensure that the stuck component is taken out without inflicting any damage to the vehicle.