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Key will not turn in ignition

Our key stopped opening the driver's side door of our Toyota Corolla about two days ago. The key was able to be inserted into the lock, but would not turn. Since entrance to the vehicle was still possible through the passenger side door, we saw this as an inconvenience, but not a major problem. Yesterday, the key stopped working in the ignition. Same thing - the key can be inserted, but not turned. We have tried the spare key as well with the same result. Both keys open the passenger side door & the back trunk, but will not turn in the driver's side door & ignition! Any information would be extremely appreciated... we are poor students living overseas, and simply cannot afford to pay a mechanic to have all the locks changed!

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  • karen_worldt Sep 30, 2009

    But as the spare key also does not work, I am worried that the key is not the problem.

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Get new key cut..very cheap.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

  • kelly sitter Oct 01, 2009

    Still should try a new key even if your spar looks good.

    I think what has happened is you wore out the ignition and driver side door lock {internally} because you use them more often then the other locks.I bet you hardly insert a key into the passenger side door or even the trunk.

    You can pick up a new ignition at any part store for about 35.00

    Pretty easy to replace..but a pain in the *** never the less.

    As for the door...you will need to get that replaced.

    sorry



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    Last time we had a key cut and programmed for an '06 Jetta TDI it cost around C$450 in Cranbrook, B.C.

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