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Key wont go in ignition

Key will only go about half way into the ignition and wont turn the car on

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  • tewslo Jan 26, 2009

    didnt work any other solutions?

  • tewslo Jan 26, 2009

    no its a little bit crooked i shut it off last nite and today key wont go in it goes in about half way

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Check and move steering column jiggle that then put wd40 on key slide it in then jiggle the csteering wheel again sometimes it will stick

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

  • Marc Podeszek Jan 26, 2009

    is the steering colum straight like you were driving it

  • Marc Podeszek Jan 27, 2009

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you need to buy a new ignition tumbler

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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I work at jeep and this is very common. you need a new ignition lock cylinder. easy repair but you need to buy it from a dealer and bring the key and lock cylinder to a locksmith to get it coded

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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is it correct key? key and ignition barrel could be worn wiggle key around in ignition while turning? gently but fast wiggling.try lube in key slot also.
if not replace barrel and key

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Broken key in ignition lock on a Kia Shuma 2000

u will need a new ignition in it

Posted on Sep 21, 2009

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Your steering locks could be in a bind. Is your steering wheel turned to the side? Try moving the steering wheel while trying to turn the key. If this is not the case, then you most likely have either a worn-out key or a worn-out ignition lock cylinder assembly.
I would first try a different key if you have one. If there is not another key, I would take the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the dealer along with proof of registration and picture ID, and have them cut a NEW key using the key codes for your vehicle. If this does not work, then you will probably have to replace the ignition lock cylinder assembly.

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