Why Ignition switch does not turn to start engine?

Suave
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Asked by Suave Nov 19, 2012 at 02:41 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

Question type: General

The switch is locked and does not turn. Yes, I got the correct key and won't turn

3 Answers

John Saffrahn
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If the key does not turn at all then its the wrong key.

Andrew Strong
235

wrong key as john states OR if your steering wheel is putting pressure on the steering lock this will also cause key to not turn try turning the steering wheel. try not to over power the steering lock so you don't damage it. try left if it wont move try right. if the wheel moves hold it and turn the key.. if this doesn't work then refer to the first answer. if the key has a chip then call the car dealer and tell them whats going on.. key may need to be replaced

Andrew Olsen
5,675

wrong key, as stated, try jiggling the wheel back and forth (not forcefully) while turning the key. Or your ignition switch is going out

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