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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-24-03, 11:22 AM
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frown ignition switch stuck in Lock

Came out from grocery store yesterday, put key in ignition of '90 Rander, key wouldn't turn, tried turning steering wheel right/left, now it's locked up too!!! Only a matter of time before store owners have it towed or I have to have it towed myself, so if anyone can offer any suggestions as to how to get it "unstuck", I'd be most grateful. Even if I have to have something replaced, I'd love to be able to drive it to repair shop rather than paying towing fee, but at this point, I'm at a total loss. Thanks in advance for any advice.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-24-03, 08:02 PM
 
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try some graphite powder, which should help to get you out of the situation but you may have to replace the key barrel
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