Key will not turn in the ignition to start car. Any suggestions?

Asked by Nov 25, 2013 at 09:24 AM about the 2005 Dodge Caravan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

In the last 2 days, the key will not turn the ignition switch.  It happened once, then again today.  Any suggestions?

2 Answers

217,725

Try squirting some powder graphite, found at any auto parts or hardware store ina small tube. Work the key in and out and see if that helps. If not then it's time to replace the ignition lock cyclinder and or ignition switch.

70

I don't know what nationnal you are living . This is a simple issue in Vietnam . This damage was caused by the breaking of small marble (ball) and small spring be inside ignition lock cylinder . First you conduct as Tom's advice , or fill into it some oil . If not , you should disassemble detail the ignition lock cylinder and replace the damaged parts . If not either , finally , must replace the new

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Caravan Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Dodge Caravan Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,240
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 850
#3 COMETGUY61
COMETGUY61
Reputation 720
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Grand Caravan
388 Great Deals out of 34,407 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chrysler Town & Country
523 Great Deals out of 20,107 listings starting at $1,998
Used Toyota Sienna
292 Great Deals out of 27,378 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Odyssey
398 Great Deals out of 26,584 listings starting at $1,600
Used Kia Sedona
157 Great Deals out of 9,101 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Durango
365 Great Deals out of 23,171 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,161 Great Deals out of 97,107 listings starting at $1,250
Used Nissan Quest
91 Great Deals out of 3,178 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla
955 Great Deals out of 68,617 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford Explorer
1,069 Great Deals out of 71,554 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Charger
466 Great Deals out of 30,104 listings starting at $2,275
Used Dodge Ram 1500
500 Great Deals out of 13,071 listings starting at $1,495
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
818 Great Deals out of 27,815 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chrysler Pacifica
31 Great Deals out of 25,224 listings starting at $1,100

Used Cars For Sale

2007 Dodge Caravan For Sale
98 listings starting at $3,900
2006 Dodge Caravan For Sale
147 listings starting at $4,995