key wont turn to the ignition position

Asked by Feb 01, 2015 at 10:53 AM about the 2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS VR6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2000 Jetta, stopped at a stoplight and would not restart again, key will turn to accessory
but will not move past to ignition to start the car.

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Are you saying you can't physically turn the key to the start position? You may have a bad ignition switch/lock cylinder...

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Ignition switch/lock cylinder, or neutral safety switch

8,555

well you can always jump the car to start it but yea they are all probably right the cylinder lock probably busted

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