Question about Pontiac Grand Am
I will try to assist you,this is not complicated at all. unless you make it that way. insert the key to the ignition switch,turn the ignition switch to on position,ok it will not turn to the on position ? with your left hand,pull hard to the left on the wheel,while turning the key to the "on"position this will work,it may take several tries,but happy trails! if not,please e-mail me for another solution!
Posted on Apr 09, 2011
The ignition key lock cylinder broken.
Posted on Apr 09, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi what is happening is that your turn off your car and left the wheels turned to one side and specially if your car is parke in a hill what you have to do is to force the steering wheel to the same direction of your wheels this will free up the ignition switch it is going to be hard let me tell you but it will work and this is why your shift don't work once you have the ignition switch free then your shift will work again
Posted on Apr 01, 2009
I have a 2001 C240 with the same issue. I removed the positive battery cable from the battery and kept it off for 30 seconds then replaced it. Everything was reset and the key worked.
Posted on Feb 10, 2010
SOURCE: the key is in the
Your steering locks could be in a bind. Is your steering wheel turned to the side? Try moving the steering wheel while trying to turn the key. If this is not the case, then you most likely have either a worn-out key or a worn-out ignition lock cylinder assembly.
I would first try a different key if you have one. If there is not another key, I would take the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the dealer along with proof of registration and picture ID, and have them cut a NEW key using the key codes for your vehicle. If this does not work, then you will probably have to replace the ignition lock cylinder assembly.
Posted on Jun 04, 2011
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Make sure that all the doors are closed and unlocked and wait for dome light to go out before starting.
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Open drivers door
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Wait 8 secs
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