I recently purchased a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero and when I put the ignition key on, it wont turn most of the time but if I continue wiggling the key back and from the key eventually turns. At times it take me a few seconds and at times it takes me half an hour trying to turn my key.
I tried moving the steering wheel and this does no help. I also added lubricant in the ignition lock and it did not help. I took a hammer and hit the ignition lock in case something was stuck inside (according to the internet) but still it did not work. Please tell me want is wrong with my ignition lock. The key is perfectly straight and it opens my doors. In addition, the security light is off.
Thank you for your help
Friday, November 23rd, 2012 AT 10:16 PM