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Key will not turn

When i try to start my car the key will not turn I have a chrysler 300m 1999

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One temporary solution that worked for me is to hammer the key cylinder. Remove the key first and one or two blows preferably with a mallet will do the trick.

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In you are in cold weather, key cylinder could be frozen. Not much you can do till warmer weather.

The key cylinder may be stuck. You approved lubricant to loosen to lock mechanism. Spary lubricant on key and work it back and forth in the cylinder.

If you have AAA Auto Service, have a locksmith come out for free to diagnose. If you don't have a friend with the AAA service call as a passenger to have the locksmith come out for free to diagnose.

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