Locksmithing/Broken safe lock


Hi my diebolt TL-15 is jammed I put in the original combo and it makes two beeps like its going to unlock but when I crank the handle it won't budge.

Have you changed the battery?

Use a Duracell or Energizer alkaline battery.

Some of these locks don't work very well with generic batteries.

A bad battery may have enough juice to make it beep, but not enough to energize the solenoid.

What does the keypad look like? Can you post a pic?

Dan Terrigno
American Safe & Vault Service
Cleveland, OH


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Dan Terrigno


I can answer questions about commercial locks, card access systems, locksmithing except for cars, safes & safe opening, video surveillance and master key systems


35 years as a locksmith, security system designer and installer, trouble shooting and repair of all manner of security related equipment

Associated Locksmiths of America, Safe & Vault Technicians Association

Attended Miami University, Kent State University, continuing education through the Associated Locksmiths of American

Awards and Honors
Certified Master Locksmith. Certified ALOA instructor.

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Numerous Fortune 500 companies, DOD, and other governmental agencies

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