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Key gets stuck from removal of tumbler Liquid wrench works for a while .Iv tried resetting security settings to no avail .Is this the keys or the tumblers and why? and ? is this a recall problem .is this an inherent problem and is there a recall .Thank you for your response in advance. Ak

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Hi, there is no recall for the igntion switch. The best solution is to replace igntion switch. If you need more info just re post.
Thanks dodge tec

Posted on Jan 04, 2011

  • raymond marcel Jan 05, 2011

    ignition switch is working its the key that gets stuck at times when I try to remove the key. Could it be the the keys that i have 2 of or the tumbler and, if its the tumbler please suggest .
    thanks ,AK

  • dodge tec Jan 05, 2011

    Hi, the key is getting stuck because the tumblers or worn out or a lack of greese, the best way to fix problem is to replace lock cylinder .If you get an after market one it will come with new keys and will need to be program to do this you will need to hook a battery charger up to battery were the battery wont go dead or weak in this process. Then you can start the learn process . make sure you roll a window down , put new key in switch put in run not start and leave switch on for 30 to 45 mins. this will reprogram new for you. then shut your door go have lunch or something while you wait . Thanks if i can help you any further feel free to re post.

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