How can I de-ice a frozen lock on my car door?

There are special de-icing products available, but in a pinch there's a simple and clever way to solve this problem. Just apply some hand sanitizer to the key and wiggle it gently into the lock. Because the primary ingredient in hand sanitizer is alcohol, it melts the ice in a few seconds.

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Check your state and local codes before starting any project. Follow all safety precautions. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and safety of this information. Neither Westlake nor any contributor can be held responsible for damages or injuries resulting from the use of the information in this document.

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