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Ignition stuck in lock position

I got a 91 toyota pick witha 22 reand i went to leave my house and the key will not turn out of th lock position it has done this before but i have managed to wiggle it to acc position and now its not going any where. how do i pull the lock assembly out and replace it? or is ther something else i could do?

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First, lubricate the key cylinder by spraying wd-40 into it -- this usually frees it.

You can also move the steering wheel back and forth while wiggling the key -- sometimes the steering wheel lock binds the key cylinder.

If this works, you can follow up the wd-40 lubrication with graphite lock lubricant (Pep Boys).

If lubrication doesn't work, let me know, we'll go to the next step.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

  • pitchal77 Jun 23, 2011

    Tried this and it still wont unlock so I was trying to take the ignition lock cylinder assembly and the pin underneath wont push up does this have to do with the steering and ignition being locked up?

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