2004 Dodge Ram Key won't turn in ignition

Tiny
UCONNDOGG
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  • 2004 DODGE RAM
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 68,000 MILES
Parked the truck, came back and tried to start the truck. Put key in ignition and it won't turn. Tried play with the steering wheel from side to side while trying to turn the key, even did it with brake pressed. Tried the shifter and key, still nothing, just can't get the key to turn the ignition.

Weird part, the steering wheel was updside down but the tires were straight. I played with the steering where so much that it locked on me.

Also tried spare set of keys.

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Saturday, March 6th, 2010 AT 2:30 PM

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Tiny
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Try lubericating the tumbler to see if that helps. They make a special grease for them. You can get it at most parts stores. Try that. If it doesn't work, chances are you will need a new tumbler.
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Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 AT 1:40 PM

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