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Key won't turn ignition

The key won't turn the ignition. We tried turning key with foot on brake - turned steering wheel, while trying to turn key - tried a different key - it just won't turn.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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try this quick
while trying to turn the key turn the steering wheel back and forth
sometime it binds the key switch
if that doesnt work let me know you have deeper problems
good luck
paul

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

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try spraying oil inside cylinder run key in and out rapidly and then try and turn cylinder. if that doesn't work look inside ignition cylinder with flashlight at the opening where key goes in the should be a little copper colored piece of metal which is you buzzer button sometimes it will break off and go down in ignition wich will not allow key to turn if this doesn't help let me know and i will explain how to remove the igntion and replace cylinder

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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Turn the steering wheel with one hand while turning the key with the other.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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To find out if the key is bad go to local lock smith and ask for a code key from the vin number they will tell you you need a chip that is correct but the key will open the door and turn on the ignition. if the new key works then your key is bad and the dealer can make you one for about 100.00 dollars if it still dont turn then the key cylinder is bad and it will need to be replaced good luck

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: 99 mercury cougar. When I put my key in the ignition it won't

lots of problems with them, must replace ign lock cylinder, recommend a pro do it

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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