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Key is jammed and can neither start car or remove key.

I am trying to turn over engine in daughter's car while she is on holiday and am having no luck, Please advise.

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First I suggest you remove any other keys & rings. Perhaps the wrong key was pushed in the first place and is jammed!
second, spray wd-40 into the tumbler area let soak overnight.
third, the tumblers are spring loaded, take a pair of vice grip pliers and clamp the key blank head that is exposed firmly. Try and jiggle up/down while trying to pull straight out.
Failling that, the ignition core will probably best be removed & replaced.

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