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Key won't go into ignition...tumbler?

It was just fine when we turned it on last night...then we went to put the key back in the lock to roll up the windows, and it is blocked and won't let the key go in at all! Seems there is a tumbler at the bottom of the key slot. We've tried depressing it with a paper clip, but still no luck...HELP!

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Hello there :
if you have some w-d 40 spray or a good penetrating spray spray a good amount in there and let it sit than go back in about 10 minutes and do it again then try to use the key and wiggle it up and down as you are inserting it in there also a long sharp kitchen knife can help loosen the tumbler but if this all fails they you will have to have the tumbler either replaced or repaired ok?
best regards michael .

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