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2001 Chevrolet Prizm

Electrical problem
2001 Chevy Prizm 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 77000 miles

When inserting key, into ignition the key turns to the right for accessory and won't go any further to start car. It locks up and won't turn. Steering is unlocked and I dismantled casing around steering column, but I cannot see any internal problems because of the casing surrounding the ignition switch. Should I use the " hammer technique"? LOL
Do you think something is locked up inside, I did spray WD40 inside and it still won't unlock. Key does push in to unlock steering wheel but won't turn all the way. We also have new key and the old one so the key is not the problem. What can I do? Thank you. Ken Willcox
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Redbullken
February 24, 2010.



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