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The key to my car wont rotate what do i do

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If it worked before, it sounds like either the key or the lock cylinder has worn out. Your best bet? A good locksmith with experience on auto keys and ignition switch cylinders.

Posted on Dec 03, 2014

  • Steve West
    Steve West Dec 03, 2014

    if i purchased a new key would that help

  • receiver67 Dec 04, 2014

    Maybe, but I doubt it. The new key would be made using the old key as a pattern. Since the old key doesn't work, the new one probably wouldn't either.


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