Security won't allow key to turn

Asked by May 31, 2016 at 06:30 AM about the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Key broke off from fob and spare key will not
work

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If the key won't turn it is not a security problem, security disables either the fuel or spark, on some vehicles both, it will not prevent the key from turning. You must have other hardware problems, ie bad switch, stuck tumblers, fouled up steering wheel linkage,etc.

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