Question about 1993 Saturn SL1
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The shank of any GM key hits a lever that locks the key in place when turned into any position other than the off position. If it stuch in off, the cylinder must be replaced
Posted on May 23, 2009
The keys on this vehicle have a problem with wearing down to the point where it's a pain to get them to work in the ignition cylinder. Examine your keys for wear and that may have been your problem since day one.
I have a 2004 Vue and I have the only key I got with it (used car) worn down to the point where it will no longer work in the back door and is a pain to use in the ignition cylinder. It also falls right out of the ignition cylinder when the car is running. I have a copy of the key that was made when I got the car which works just fine and doesn't fall out, and looking at the two side by side, you can see that Saturn's key has worn down substantially since I got it two years ago.
Posted on Jul 23, 2009
Put some pressure on the steering wheel in one direction or the other this may take the pressure off the cylinder itself and allow you to do what is needed...hope this works.
Posted on Nov 16, 2009
I had the same problem, I found out that there was a spring that broke off in the shifter and got jamed into the shifter's path, I removed the spring and was able to get the key out after the shifter was all the way into the parked position. I however have another problem now, when I did so the wiring harness started to smoke the next day when I went to start the car.
Posted on Dec 06, 2009
Unfortunately this model of saturn is known for this problem. Try tapping the head of the key lightly with a small hammer and then while shaking the wheel back and forth try to turn the key. The only known permanent fix is key cylinder repalacement.
Posted on Dec 26, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 01, 2014 | 1995 Saturn Sl
Sep 11, 2011 | 2001 Saturn SC
May 23, 2011 | Toyota Corolla Cars & Trucks
Feb 05, 2011 | 2004 Saturn ION
Aug 22, 2010 | 1993 Saturn SL2
Mar 29, 2010 | 2006 Saturn ION
Jan 23, 2010 | 2000 Isuzu Rodeo
Sep 10, 2009 | 1994 Saturn Sl
Jul 12, 2009 | 1998 Saturn SL
Feb 09, 2009 | 2001 Cadillac DeVille
79 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: