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I just got a kawasaki ninja 250 and the lock for the gas tank is stuck i put the key in and cant turn it at all. I tried wd-40 and pushing down the cap while trying to turn the key but nothin at all any ideas?

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Hello, you have tried all the things that would help, one other thing you can try is get a new key cut (from your existing key), what happens is the sides of the key actually wears out and this also affects the operation, its not guaranteed but it may help. Also try pushing the key in as you twist and pull it out a fraction and twist. Being a new bike this should not be happening, also after you spray the WD40 if you have access to a air compressor, blow the the key hole out, you may have to hold the hole open with a fine screw driver, there may be dirt stuck in there. If all fails than a master lock smith will be your last solution.

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