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I its cold and cant turn the key in my ignition of my 2009…

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I its cold and...

I its cold and cant turn the key in my ignition of my 2009 Hyundai sonata

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

The key is fine and. The steering wheel can move about 4 inches cow and ccccw

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

Im trying to start the car. I tried to jam my key forcefully and turn the key which works sometimes

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

Nothing else. It was working last night

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Hyundai
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Any answer?
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It’s been a half hour?
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Hyundai Mechanic: davehop, Auto Service Technician replied 1 month ago
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Hello and welcome to JA....the problem isn't the key, the tumblers inside of your ignition lock cylinder are worn and getting jammed, which is causing the key to not be able to turn. The ignition lock cylinder needs to be replaced. You can try to spray some WD-40 inside of the lock cylinder to attempt to loosen up the tumblers, but the lock cylinder needs to be replaced.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
The wd40 didn’t work but the locksmith from AAA was able to fix it
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