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2006 chevy equinox lt can't get the key to turn. so the car won't start, stuck in park all-wheel drive so it won't tow or move out of the parking spot.

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  • Anonymous Aug 03, 2008

    Have 2005 Chevy Equinox. Dealer said is it very common problem with the key barrel. Fixed under warantee.

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    Key gets stuck all the time.

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    I have this problem also. Sometimes it works when I turn the steering wheel at the same time, but lately it seems to be getting worse. It took me over 5 minutes to get it to turn.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    key stuck in 2011 Chevy Equinox and car wont start

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Their is a service adsvisory and a warrantee fix. A number of key switches were faulty. A new one will solve the problem

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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Captaynkyrk is exactly right.

I do have something to add though, if only for future reference.

If it refuses to cooperate, get out your jack. Lift the front end until the tension on the wheels releases. You'll know when.

Lower it back down and try again.

Mike

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

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I have a Equinox and this also happened to me. I've had my ignition replace twice.

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Turn the key while turning the wheel, either to left or right. "jiggleitalittleit'llopen" I had the same thing happen to our GMC safari, the steering wheel got locked. The wheel had turned sharply and it was jammed. I fiddled with it turning the wheel back and forth while trying to turn the key, eventually it popped loose. 'WHEW!' Good Luck!

Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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