Question about 2005 Ford Focus
All you need is two inexpensive things to fix this. 1. Hammer and 2. WD-40. First, put the key in the ignition and tap it with the hammer. (this should unlock the steering wheel and the iginition) Second, spray some WD-40 in the key opening on the ignition, then put the key in again and proceed to tap it some more with the hammer. (WHEN I SAY TAP THE HAMMER I DO NOT MEAN HIT IT WITH FULL FORCE)... Any who keep put WD-40 and tapping it until you can turn the key without the help of the hammer... (should be at least 4 times) THE PROBLEM IS THAT WITH TIME DEBRI BUILDS UP IN THE IGNITION, AND THIS CAUSES THE STEERING TO LOCK UP WHEN YOU PLACE THE KEY IN THE IGNITION. THE HAMMER UNLOCKS THE SPRINGS IN THE IGNITION AND THE WD-40 CONVERTS THE DEBRI TO LIQUID SO IT CAN CLEAN THE IGNITION...
Posted on May 06, 2009
A debri inside the key mechanism was one of the reason why the key wont turn.
Posted on Apr 03, 2009
My 2005zx3 focus hatch witch is now giving me clutch problems did the same thing when i broke my key throwing it at a wall i figered out it was a chip missing in it so maybe its YOUR KEY CHIP. found chip and it started.
Posted on Oct 03, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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