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2004 Chevy Suburban key won't turn

I can't get the steering column to unlock. Key will not turn even if I move the steering wheel left and right. All bettery functions are working, everything else seems fine.

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    key wont turn but steering wheel will turn I dnt know what it is its stuck I have tried everything and it still wont turn please someone help

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Hey there B,

I've had a Suburban and I currently have a Blazer (Look at my Pic). Both do this.

Try this even though you tried before.
Look at the front wheels.
Are they , even to the slightest degree facing to the left or right?
Put the keys in. Now as you try to turn the key, turn the steering wheel more in the direction the front wheels are already facing.

There should be some play in that direction.

As you are holding the wheel hard over and working the key, at the same time try moving the cylinder in and out slightly.

This always works for me.

Good luck
Mike

Let me know how it turns out

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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CHECK THE CUT OF THE KEY. IF WORN REPLACE KEY WITH FRESH CUT. MAKE SURE BATTERY FULLY CHARGED

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