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I tried to start my 2002 chrysler sebring but the key won turn the ignition on. Pretty much the smae thing has happened to my Sebring, the steering is locked up along with the ignition. This has happened once before, and I fixed it by jiggling the steering and turning the ignition. However, it's not working this time. Any other suggestions?

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  • igglebay Jun 04, 2009

    Thanks. Changing the ignition out solved it. I don't suppose there's any other way to do it without that much hassle, though?

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This has happened to us as well. I found a thing online that said to hit the key with a mallet with a small amount of pressure at the same time turning the wheel of the car. It worked; unlocked the ignition, and we haven't had any problems since. Make sure when you turn the car off the wheel is straight next time and you shouldn't experience it again either.

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You can always put a new ignition in it. But for some cars changing the entire column is easier then changing the ignition.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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    Jamie Stanley Jun 04, 2009

    Change the column, change the ignition, or pay a lock-smith. Pick your poison ^_^

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