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Anti theft system won’t let me turn the key to dart I’m lock…

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Anti theft system won’t...

Anti theft system won’t let me turn the key to dart I’m lock out

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?

No it’s on a 2006 Ford Fusion

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Dart yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes I am trying to fix it my self I’ve try charging the battery then I disconnected the negativity for 15 minuets re attached it and I pulled the fuse and put it back

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I can’t move past the initial part were I put the key in

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Anti-theft cannot prevent key turning. Anti-theft prevents the vehicle from starting by disabling the signal to the starter relay and or the fuel system. A key not able to turn means the key is worn down or the tumblers in the lock cylinder are worn down or the steering is locked. Set the parking brake and use a jack to raise both front tires off the ground then try to get the key to turn. If that too fails then the ignition cylinder must be replaced and built to match your key code.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
How much would it cost
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago

At a dealer this repair could range from 120-600$

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok I’ll try the jake thing but if that doesn’t work any others tricks
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
This is for. 2006 Ford Fusion
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 3 months ago

If the jack does not work, then it is not the steering lock to blame meaning it is the ignition cylinder or key.

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