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1999 cavalier: key in the ignition switch won't turn

I'm unable to get the key to turn in any direction. The warning beeps sound and the overhead light comes on, but nothing else.

I've tried pulling the steering wheel in both directions while trying to turn the key, but no success.

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  • annski Jun 22, 2009

    Using the other key worked, but we'll shoot some WD-40 at it anyway. Thanks!

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Try shooting some wd-40 in the tumbler, and working the key around a bit. If have another key, I would try that as well. If that does not work for you, you may have to replace the "ignition tumbler".

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

  • its420_us Jun 22, 2009

    You're welcome!

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