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My 2003 sonota's ignition will not turn it is as if it is locked.

The ignition on my 2003 hyundia sonota is stuck in off and will not turn to crank the car. what could be causing this problem?

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Try turning the steering wheel to one side a little when turning the ignition. The locking mechanism for the key tumbler will not turn if there is eccessive force on it. This can happen if you hit a curb while parking and turning off the car, or if the wheels are turned when shutting of the vehicle. My daughter had the same problem after parking and had to call me to ask me what to do. If that doesn't work there is something wrong with the key tumbler locking mechanism.

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