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If it's just had work done on the steering lock I would suspect that the ignition wiring has come adrift in the steering column. If the lights and radio are working the battery is probably OK. As part of the procedure for replacing/fixing the steering lock all ignition connectors are usually removed from the switch, perhaps one has come loose and fallen off the terminal connector.
Is the battery dead? try charger, battery is okay but when you turn key nothing happens and key is jammed? Key won't turn? not much information you provided, but if key not working and battery is good sounds like the ignition cylinder has failed and needs replacing, i would not recommend for a novice as dis-assembly is and reassembly is not easy and requires a few special tools and if mistakes are made could attivate air bag, deactivate air bag or short electronic components
any type of power/voltage change seems to trigger this issue
The most common symptom is power locks fail and only the driver window quits, however that is on the extended cab.
Steps to fix and it works every time.
take door panel off driver's door Disconnect the wiring attached to window and power lock control unit disconnect battery cables connect the negative to the positive cable(((NO BATTERY CONNECTED))) This will act to short residual voltage in the system
5 minutes later place the key in the ignition and turn to the run position connect the wiring to the window/lock controller connect the negative cable to the battery then the positive open drivers side door turn key to the off position((do not remove yet)) you should get a series of dings through speakers telling you the key is still in the ignition once it begins dinging pull the key out and you should hear the door lock solenoids trigger and the windows should work.
Three years and a very unhappy girlfriend who owns the truck. but she's happy now.
If the battery is dead, the ignition keys will not come out of the ignition cylinder. Don't force the ignition key to ensure you do not damage the pass lock system in your ignition. Jump the battery or replace it to get enough voltage to remove the key's from the ignition and check the fuse box for any blown fuses. Good luck and keep me posted.
Sounds as though when your battery died the engine imobiIiser locked down. YOU MAY HAVE TO HAVE THE CAR TOWED TO A LEXUS DEALER AND HAVE THE MASTER KEY AND OTHERS REPROGRAMMED TO THE IGNITION...BUT If you have your wallet key as well , try taking all to the airport. HOLD the card to the dash beside the ignition for at least 20 seconds, then try turning the key several times. I haven`t done an LS but the failsafe when a remote fails is to hold the key beside the ignition for at least 20 seconds .... Also try the lock routine, but I think the issue is in dash..security needing to reboot to your key. My understanding is that the lock routine re initialises the lock setstings when power is restored
If the battery is dead, the ignition keys will not release from the ignition. If there is no signal from the transmission shifter that it's in park since the battery is dead, then the ignition lock will not release the keys. After charging the battery or jumping the blazer to start it and the key's still will not release, try this.
There is a "plunger" as part if the ignition. Under the steering wheel there is a small removable cap that you can take off and put a small screw driver up into and press the plunger in and it will release the key. Good luck and hope this helps, Keep me posted be glad to help.