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Richard, Jaguar Technician
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Experience:  12 years at a Ford/Lincoln Mercury and Jaguar dealer as technician and shop foreman.
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I have a XK8 car .... my key would not turn in ignition (

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i have a XK8 car .... my key would not turn in ignition ( not the steering lock ) previously engine was hot
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
If moving the steering wheel side to side and jiggling the key does not work then the ignition barrel may be seized. Try spraying some lubricant into the ignition cylinder to see if it will free up. You will need to push in the ignition door slightly with a tool in order to get into the cylinder. Let me know.