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Key Won't Turn in the Ignition

Having a problem recently with the key not turning in the ignition, have a many tries it finally turns and I can start the engine.
Is this a bad ignition switch? Can I replace it myself?

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  • stmike432 Oct 30, 2008

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Try some DW40 first.
yes! you can change it yourself.
you need to drop the stearing colum, drill out the breakaway screws, reinstall the key cylinder, lock and wiring.
not hard, but it is pain. sepcially the break a way screws.

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