key stuck in ignition in 97 ford thunderbird

Cathy Druin

Asked by Nov 27, 2013 at 12:52 PM about the 1997 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

can't remove key from ignition.  The key won't go back and when take forward to start car
it does nothing.  It's like its in theft position.  What can I do to fix this?

3 Answers

personally would not use grease....that guy has no understanding...powdered from a pencil...grease...dirt magnet...that guy means trouble...but the hole at the 6 'o clock position will release the thing....thank you for reminding us about that one....honestly take that one with a grain of graphite~

thinking now it's at the 8 o'clock position (from lookin' at the wheel)~

small screwdriver or hat pin should do the trick~

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