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93 celica Key wont turn in the inignition keyhole

So its first my key didn't even want to enter. so i dipped it in windshield washer fluid and the key entered with a bit of struggle. Next the key didn't want to turn, so I heated the key and the keyhole and it still didn't wanna turn. I know it's not the steering wheel lock and I don't know what else to do.

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SOURCE: locked up steering wheel

Pull the steering wheel from left to right and then right to left, back and forth while trying to turn key, on occasion this works.

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SOURCE: 2000 Toyota Camry LE Cannot turn key in ignition to start car

It sounds like your ignition lock cylinder has a problem. These can be replaced and keyed to match you present key by a locksmith. Call a locksmith for a estimate.

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SOURCE: 2002 4Runner locked steering wheel

Try jerking the wheel to one side or the other while turning the key. This should free it.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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Something wrong with your Ignition key barrel,
Ignition key barrel jam in place.
Could be your anti-Theft System failed (including, but not limited) fuses, wirings, etc. If you have one.
So check the fuse boxes (one in the cabin & the other in the engine compartment).
To see if there is any burned fuses.

See Fuse Boxes:



See in the plastic cover, a plastic fuse puller ( use it to pull the fuses) once a time & check NOT burn.

If locked in place; do these steps:
1 - Juggle it several times in a very soft & slow burst.

2 - Juggle (Shake) the steering wheel RH & LH,
several times in a very gentle & slow.

3 – Try to remove the ignition switch

4 – Search the internet Google,,
For clues to help you sort out your problems.


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SOURCE: Key won't turn in my 2000 Camry

it should lock. you probably need a new switch.

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