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Key will not turn in ignition

Niece drove her car and then parked and shut off. later key in ignition would not turn, she has tried several things and nothing has worked, tried adjusting steering wheel and still nothing. she's only 23 and 50 miles away and trying to help her via telephone....

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1. Make sure it's the right key
2. Try gently pulling the key out a bit and putting back in before trying
3. Try drawing on key with a pencil, yes, a pencil. The graphite will unstick a sticky lock.

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