my key is stuck and want come out. How do you know if your key is stripped


Asked by Jan 30, 2015 at 10:36 AM about the 2011 Chevrolet Impala

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i can crank the car and drive it. But the key just want come out. somebody said my key is
striped but i dont think it is

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It's not the key, it's the pins in the ignition switch. Try wiggling the steering wheel back and forth while pulling on key, in 'off' position and make sure it's not in gear. If that does not work, come on back and we can figure out something else to get it out. there's always a way

Artemio Morales

there are a lot of videos on youtube about that sounds like a bad ignition cilinder look on youtube.(how to replace igtition cilinder for a 2011 chevrolet impala.

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