It actually takes about 30 seconds to perform. To use the reset cradle, you simply remove the lock from the door, remove the SmartKey cylinder plug, insert it into the reset cradle, and it's all taken care of. He was honest, thorough, and did an excellent job without charging me a fortune. For the money this should work on more than 1 cylinder. I called him on a Monday to fix a sliding glass door. This reset tool is designed for Smart Key Cylinders. I know it will never be perfect.
Simply insert the functioning key and turn ¼ clockwise, then insert the SmartKey learn tool and remove the functioning key. Shame on you Kwikset Smartkey manufacturer!! Son lost his wallet and keys. Kwikset doesn't have the same lock in stock, so they are sending me some sort of work around replacement whereby I use part of what they are sending me. Simply remove the lock from the door, remove the Smarkey cylinder plug, insert into the reset cradle and the cradle will reset the cylinder to learn a new key. Utilizing SmartKey technology, you can easily and quickly re-key your locks in three easy steps.
This model is compatible with the Smartcode 912 model. They were returned for replacement. 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. He also added new strike plate to door frame to complete project. Take out the plug from the cylinder, you will need a pick tool to do so.
It's in my toolbox in the event I ever need it again. I called Kwikset and a very nice Customer Service Rep Karen walked me through how to resolve this. Rated 5 out of 5 by DannySea from No problem now to restore when there is a missing key! Suitable for use at home o the office, the Kwikset reset cradle can be used to easily reset your Smartket cylinder when it is not operating properly. It's an extremely handy tool used to reset the key cylinder to learn a new key. This handleset includes a low-profile deadbolt and SmartKeyTechnology, which allows the homeowner to re-key their lock in seconds. Reading the instructions takes longer than actually doing the job.
The purchase was quick and easy and the lock was shipped immediatly. Made me lock and unlock my doors to his satisfaction so that I knew what to do. If these 3 things aren't followed exactly, you may need a Smartkey Reset Cradle to fix the problem at an odd time when you need the lock to work. Rated 1 out of 5 by Cmsh1117 from Deceptive ad. For customers outside of the U. Dan worked a long time drilling and sanding to shore up the door as best as possible.
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. Anonymous Have used the Smart Key on several doors in two homes without incident. For any reason, if there is a delay in shipping time we will notify you. The Camino handleset makes a bold statement with its faceted, geometric shape. Installation is quick and easy.
Prestige Double Cylinder Satin Nickel Conversion Kit Baldwin has a 60 year legacy of craftsmanship Baldwin has a 60 year legacy of craftsmanship and innovation. After I took it apart, and pushed the pin in, it worked great. And the lock looks great and works great. Your description of your issue is confusing because the tailpieces at the rear of key cylinder are designed to spin free. I am keeping the old smart key locks, because I know with all the problems that everybody is having, there has to be a recall and maybe I can get my money back, but I will not hold my breath. Glad we kept the receipt as this installation is not continuing! Work again for a bit but now a cylinder is trapped in the cradle and I can't get it out.
Re-key the lock yourself in seconds in 3 easy steps. They are not connected to the core at all. The instructions were simple and attached directly to the reset cradle. Smart Key Reset Cradle The Kwikset Smart Key Reset Cradle is designed to work with all Smart Key Locks. But it was worth the hunt.