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Won't start-replaced key&tumbler,ignition switch, what now?fine 2days ago!

Hi, two days ago van was running fine. In the evening of day 2, went to leave for work, turned key but van did not start. Power to the dash lights and automatic door locks but it will not start. We thought the tumblers fell to pieces so we bought a new key & tumbler and replaced it...nothing, so we went and bought a new switch and replaced it...same original problem. Our van is our livelyhood so if we don't figure this out by tomorrow, we will lose our job. If you have any suggestions at all. PLEASE submit them, we are very greatful for any advise you might be able to give! THANK YOU

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  • ccgrl Oct 16, 2008

    van starts but cannot put in gear...speculation is that key was not properly inserted, forced into "on" position. That in turn caused our current dilemma. Suggestions? Comments? Do I need a new steering column?

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Have you replaced the starter?

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