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2003 Buick Rendezvous ignition problem

My steering wheel is locked and the key will not turn. any idea on what is wrong?

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  • Anonymous Aug 24, 2008

    A friend of mine has this same problem. He only has 59,000 km on his vechicle. Has there been a recall???

  • kelisa0229 Aug 27, 2008

    My ignition is stuck too, and this is the second time that this has happened. I called Buick to see if there was any recall info and there is none. The last time I paid a locksmith 125.00 to fix it and tell me that this would happen again. What could this be?

  • SandyON Sep 07, 2008

    Yes, we also have a 2003 Buick Rendezvou....with the same problem. We only have 56,000km on it and now this!! I tried to shake/move, etc. the steering while trying to turn the key but still could not get it to turn....but I appreciate the comments and suggested ways to help. Now I guess it's off to the dealership....and who knows how much this repair will cost.

    All the best to everyone with this problem .....this seems too common NOT for GM to cover it....guess that's why GM is on the edge!!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2008

    Same roblem here too how crazy is that I was thinking of taking it in but gosh the two charges and god only knows how much to fix it that has not been a great B-day for me :(

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    i have that problem in my 03 rendezvous ... this sucks ill never buy buick again

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    It's bullsh*t! Hate this car. Steering wheel locks, usually when I"m out and have to get home to pee or smoke crack.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    How do you remove the fuse hat controls the right rear sensor for an all wheel drive 2003 Buick Rendezvous?

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Solution #1 worked for me . thank you very much

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Thanks. I have 2 jobs, school, and my first grandson is here from Florida and I watch him. This can't be happening.

Posted on Dec 05, 2014

This hapened to my 2003 rendezvous. returned to dealer .had to replace tumblers in ignition switch. dealer charged around 300.00. no charge to me. thank goodness for zero deductable on extended warranty.mileage was around 70,000 miles. good luck

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

I have had this happen to me as well. What you need to do is insert the key, grab the steering wheel and pull the wheel down counter clockwise with force. Then you will be able to turn the key.

Hope this will fix ya up!

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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