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My Car keys freqently get stuck in the ignition what is the problem?

I have three keys and they all are the same ,everytime i cut a new key it get stuk . can you tell me why and how to get it out. , it is draining my battery

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Hi, The key that you have cut is too rough and needs to be filed abit.
To get the key out of the lock spray some lubricant in and wiggle it till it comes out. DW40 or Graphite lube is good. Good luck

Posted on Mar 21, 2014

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SOURCE: 2002 oldmobile bravada ignition key is stuck in lock position

try and turn your steering wheel a little bit left or right and and the same time try and turn the key when it turns toward the dash then try and turn the key back. try and repeat this several times if neccessary. this should work. please rate this solution. thanks

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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SOURCE: ignition won't turn to start the car

the lock cylinder may have to be replaced, have you tried moving the steering from side to side while trying to turn the key, if you do need to get a new ignition lock cylinder have a lock smith key it to fit your old keys

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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SOURCE: how to get key out that is stuck in ignition

Remove steering column shroud(cover)and tap ignition barrel with small hammer while twisting key backwards and forwards,also turn steering wheel backwards and forwards sometimes this is enough to release key as the locking pins in barrel and the steering lock pin do sometimes jam.You will have to remove steering column shroud to replace ignition barrel if tapping/hitting it doesnt work anyway so its not a wasted effort.Good luck,let me know how it works out

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Ignition stuck in run position with keys in it.

If it has a automatic transmission make sure it's in park (try pushing the shifter while twisting the key). Try wiggling the steering wheel while twisting the key. If the car is parked for long periods of time the ignition cylinder could be sticking (try spraying WD-40 in around the key). I had a classic car and the key fell out while the engine was running. And when I turned it off I couldn't turn it again even with the key, I had to replace the lock cylinder.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Key stuck in igntion.

Put the battery on charge or jump it. Basically it's locked in because of the lack of juice.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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