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Another day another problem but I still love her lol...I've looked everywhere on here and found some threads but no answers...I need to get the car started does anyone know if there some kind of relase?I read thats theres one in the owners manuel but doesnt work...I cant turn the key at all I moved around the steering wheel..I tried my 2nd key valet key...nothing..all the interior lights light up but thats it!....could someone please help I need a answer

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Give it a shot of WD40 and see if that helps any. If not, I'd say you'll need to replace the lock cylinder.
 

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Thanks Ranger I had read you sayin that in another post I tried it no help....I even lightly tapped t wth a hammer nowthing...only thing that happend if i move the steering wheel left to right hard enough it becomes lose but will lock up again if i move more...so what do u think would be the best way of fixing it? dealer? locksmith?
 

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Thanks Ranger I read in other posts u said to do that but nothing I even tapped it with a hammer...so where do you think I should get it replaced? dealer or a small auto repair shop or locksmith?

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I assume that means you are not attempting the fix yourself. Forget the locksmith. Dealer would be more expensive, but knows the car better. Your call.
 

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I just spoke to my mechanic he tells me with the lock cylinder I will get a new key but not oem...meaning there will be no emblems on the key...I want everything to look original so what could I do about that?and the locks on my door and trunk will no longer work...
 

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I just wouldnt wanna mess nothing up even more...is it a long job as in labor?bcuz we all know the dealer will try to rape me
 

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ok thanks Ranger but could I be confident thats the issue before they go snooping around looking and try to run up the labor?
 

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I just wouldnt wanna mess nothing up even more...is it a long job as in labor?bcuz we all know the dealer will try to rape me
Well that's what they do.... Call the service adviser at the dealership and they should be able to quote you an exact cost of replacing the lock cylinder over the phone. Then you can decide if it's worth the raping that you are bound to get.:D

As far as the snooping around to run up the bill... simply tell them... no thanks on the additional items that they always seem to find.
 

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lol not looking forward to getting raped lolll....but yea thanks.....I will have to get it done at the dealership they know best somewhat :eek:P
 
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