WHEN I PUT MY KEY IN, IT DOESN'T GRAB, IT JUST SPINS WHEN YOU TRY TO TURN THE TRUCK ON

  • Tiny
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  • 1998 TOYOTA TACOMA
  • 265,000 MILES

I think its just replace the ignition< but I am not even close to being a mechanic< my friend uses you guys he said to come here

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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 AT 12:17 AM

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  • Tiny
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The lock cylinder has failed and needs to be replaced. You need to check and see if it is available from the aftermarket or it may have to come from a dealer.

Do you have any repair experience?

Roy

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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 AT 12:19 AM
  • Tiny
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None< I have never even changed oil> I really appreciate you guys help> thank you so much

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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 AT 12:24 AM
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I suggest letting a shop do it that has the proper tools and experience.

Roy

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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 AT 12:25 AM
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If it is the starter motor that is whirring, you have a bad starter, not an ignition key problem.

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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 AT 1:33 AM

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