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2006 forenza. ignition key wont turn !tried giggling steering wheel and manually putting in nuetral and back to park and still nothing???

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Sometimes the steering wheel lock effects the key. Have you tried moving the steering wheel while yoiu turn the key?

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How can I remove my ignition key from my 2005 Suzuki Forenza?


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Page 2-12 in your operators guide states;

"LOCK:
This position locks your steering wheel,
ignition, automatic transmission shift lever
and automatic transmission. This is the
only position from which you can remove
the key. For easier key operation when
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