IGNITION SWITCH WILL NOT TURN

  • Tiny
  • Paul Kary
  • 1997 Chevrolet Truck
  • 198,000 miles

-1997 GMC 1500 IGNITION SWITCH WON'T TURN, ROCKING STEERING WHEEL WILL NOT RELEASE THE SWITCH TO START. BY TAPPING KEY WHILE IN LOCK WITH RUBBER HAMMER IT WILL SOMETIMES ALLOW IT TO TURN AND START

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 AT 7:17 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rivermikerat
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  • 6,155 posts

It sounds like one or some of the tumblers or springs in the lock cylinder have broken or otherwise failed. The cylinder will need to be replaced.

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Thursday, December 15th, 2011 AT 6:22 AM

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