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Ignition won't work. Put in the key and it won't

Ignition won't work. Put in the key and it won't move when turned.

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Turn the key and work the steering wheel back and forth, maybe the wheel is putting pressure on the key mechanism. W A Guess if not I agree with emissionwiz.

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Replace the lock cylinder, one of the pins has jammed.

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Put your foot on the brake and move the gear shift through the gear, wiggle the key lightly, and back to park. See if it is not all the way in park.

Posted on Feb 22, 2013

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SOURCE: 1997 pontiac grand prix key won t turn ignition

well does the key go in does it turn to the start pos? if the dash dost power up its because the switch is bad if it will power up but not start it can be becuse of the resitor chip depends on what is going on if you cant get power its becuse of the switch

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SOURCE: ignition key won t turn. steering wheel locked

the key may be worn badly or the ignition needs to be replaced.

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SOURCE: Ignition key won`t turn on my chrysler cirrus

tap the lock cylender with a small hammer it will free up the tumblers and the insert key and its working again.

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SOURCE: key stuck in ignition 2004 chevy TB wont start i

I giggled the transmission shifter in park... heard a relay click then was able to remove key.

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