my key won't turn

Asked by Nov 17, 2014 at 03:08 PM about the 2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V8 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Get a real good hold of the steering wheel and move it right or left while turning the key. Sometimes the column binds the ignition switch when it locks.

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Trans has it here. This usually happens in hilly areas when a person parks on an incline and turns the tires to rest against the curb so the car will not roll. Sometimes it takes a rather strong set of arms to turn the steering wheel to allow the key to turn.

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Thanks Guys this is exactly what the problem was....Thanks so much you don't know how much your answers have helped a desperate situatuion...GodBless

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