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2009 the key will not turn enough to start the car, Steering…

2009 the key will...

2009 the key will not turn enough to start the car

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

Steering wheel will turn

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '09 Kia?

The key is in good shape

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

Yes i will try to fix it myself

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

I am not near the cae all my information is seand hand the car is at collage with my son

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Eric
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HI,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question.

Ok, this may just be sticking tumblers. Have your son use a hammer and GENTLY, repeat GENTLY, tap around the key cylinder has he tries to turn the key. The will usually unstick the tumblers and allow the key to turn fully

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