I have a 98 Pontiac grand prix. After the key was stuck in the ignition, when we finally got it out we put graphite in it and now it's not even turning at all. How do i fix it


Asked by Mar 16, 2015 at 07:41 AM about the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sounds like the ignition switch assembly is either worn out or has debris of some sort lodged in it. Change it out with a new one if you can find one, or a used one that still works smoothly. Servicing the one you have is not likely a good option.

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