I PUT THE KEY IN AND IT WONT TURN

  • Tiny
  • d williams
  • 1995 Chevrolet Silverado
  • 210,789 miles

My ignition tumbler wont unlock also my steering is locked. How can I remove the tumbler if I cant turn the ignition tumbler I******* on the wheel that didnt work. I tried to move the shift that didnt work either. It is in park I parked and turned off the key.

Sunday, December 25th, 2011 AT 2:28 AM

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  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
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DO YOU HAVE A SPARE KEY YOU CAN TRY?

YES, I KNOW THAT'S A STUPID QUESTION

SOME PEOPLE GET REALLY FOCUSED AND FORGET

THE MEDIC

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Sunday, December 25th, 2011 AT 2:45 AM
  • Tiny
  • d williams
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Yes it doesnt work either

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Sunday, December 25th, 2011 AT 2:54 AM
  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
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HOW 'BOUT SOME WD-40 OR PENETRATING OIL IN THE HOLE?

I RECKON I SHOULDA SUGGESTED THAT 1ST TIME

USE THE BEST KEY YOU HAVE, THE ONE WITH THE LEAST WEAR

AFTER YOU SOAK IT DOWN PUSH THE KEY IN AND OUT SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE YOU TRY TO TURN IT

KEEP ME POSTED--I'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR BETTER INFO

BY THE WAY---MERRY CHRISTMAS!

THE MEDIC

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Sunday, December 25th, 2011 AT 3:12 AM
  • Tiny
  • d williams
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Thanks and same to u. If that doesn't work how can I change the tumbler if I can't turn the switch

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Sunday, December 25th, 2011 AT 3:27 AM
  • Tiny
  • d williams
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I tapped the tumbler housing and the ignition turned. Also I found out that all u have to do is remove the top cover and use the hole on the tumbler housing to remove it. U still have to disable the airbag though. And u dont have to remove the steering wheel unless u dont have a key.

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Saturday, December 31st, 2011 AT 1:59 AM
  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
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THE VIDEOS HELP OR DID YOU FIGURE IT OUT ON YOUR END?

GLAD YOU GOT IT ANYWAY!

THE MEDIC

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Saturday, December 31st, 2011 AT 2:24 AM
  • Tiny
  • d williams
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Well the video I found where some guys did an ignition when the steering wheel was out of the vehicle. Second I discovered tapping it on this site.

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Saturday, December 31st, 2011 AT 4:07 AM

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