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F 150 2006 170,000 plus miles Key will not turn in ignition

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F 150 2006 170,000 plus miles Key will not turn in ignition This happens sporadically I have also tried the back up key which is in new condition due to not using it often
JA: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?
Customer: I was able to turn the wheel, but it is in locked position now I used the bck up key which is like new with the same results
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: Ford f150
JA: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no Tried turning key several time sliding in and out
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Hello, my name Dan. Thank you for using just answer. I am reviewing your question and will get back to you shortly. Thanks

Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

I would start by replacing your ignition lock cylinder, you could also try cleaning it with wd 40.

Here is a link for the ignition lock

Here is a link for repair procedures

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