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2001 Cavalier Key Won't Turn.

I have noticed over the last several months that if I completely lock the steering column after I shut off the car, it takes some jiggling to turn the key enough to get the car started. If I were running errands, I wouldn't bother locking it up, but when I park the car at night I typically will because otherwise you can hop in and turn on the car without a key. Scary

So, last night, I locked it up as usual, but now I can't jiggle it enough to get the dame thing unlocked.

Any help or educated guesses?

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Key may be worn. Try another key or get a new one cut from the code at a dealer. Other than that something could be broken in steering column.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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