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Experience:  30 years certified Chrysler technician, smog license Certified Master Technician
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I can't turn the key in the ignition, Do not know but the

Customer Question

I can't turn the key in the ignition
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: Do not know but the steering wheel turns
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: 2005 Chrysler 300c
JA: Are you fixing your 300C yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just jiggling the key while turning the steering wheel
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Chris replied 8 months ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I will assist you today. Try this: remove the key and spray some WD40 into the key slot. Then insert the key and tap on the end of the key. Then try to see if it will turn. Let me know if that works.


Expert:  Chris replied 8 months ago.

Hello? were you able to see my answer?


Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No that didn't work
Expert:  Chris replied 8 months ago.

Ok, then the ignition lock assembly will need to be replaced. A lock smith or the dealer will be able to do this for you. However If you want to replace it yourself, let me know and I will send you the procedure for doing this. let me know.