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cannot turn key in ignition even when the steering colum isn't locked

mclod

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Any ideas other than hitting it ?and spraying with lanolin etc
 

Nitronic_12

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Try checking the gearstick or handbrake.
 

GetToDaChopa

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Oh, this happens to me every now and then, but all i do is wiggle it around and back and forth and then it goes.
 

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Hey,this happened to my ss,it is under warranty so i took it to holden and they replaced the barrel.You will eventually not be able to start your car the longer you leave it :)
 

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Give the key a sharp tap with a hammer, this is only a temporary fix though, as others have stated, you will need to get the barrel swapped out..
 

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ur key barrel is goin man, one day just wont turn at all so get it fixed when ya can
 
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