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Cannot turn key in ignition, no to both, 2006 vw jetta tdi,

Customer Question

cannot turn key in ignition
JA: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?
Customer: no to both
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 2006 vw jetta tdi
JA: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: planning on fixing myself
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 1 month ago.

You will need a new ignition key cylinder the mechanical part has failed and it will need to be replaced and we also you replace the ignition housing together with the cylinder these are very common to cause the issue . The key cylinder is ordered per vin # specific from the dealer . I hope this helps .

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