Why Ignition switch does not turn to start engine?

Suave
0

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
19,215

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

Andrew Strong
265

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
7,935

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

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Tahoe
Looking for a Used Tahoe in your area?
CarGurus has 21,605 nationwide Tahoe listings starting at $2,500.
ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Tahoe Questions

Chevrolet Tahoe Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 370
#2 Lester Chatman
Lester Chatman
Reputation 200
#3 littlehorn
littlehorn
Reputation 180
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Yukon"
165 Great Deals out of 7,029 listings starting at $2,700
Used Nissan Armada"
70 Great Deals out of 4,085 listings starting at $3,990
Used Toyota Sequoia"
79 Great Deals out of 3,605 listings starting at $3,495

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Chevrolet Tahoe LS For Sale
11 listings starting at $32,950
2013 Chevrolet Tahoe LS For Sale
43 listings starting at $27,704
2012 Chevrolet Tahoe LS For Sale
46 listings starting at $22,988
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe LS For Sale
77 listings starting at $19,900