The key will go into the ignition, but will not turn to start the car. How come the key will not turn to start the car?

Jake Bitz

Asked by Aug 13, 2014 at 07:45 PM about the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers


Try spraying some lubrication into it and try turning the key.

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Jake Bitz

The first thing i did was spray WD-40 into the ignition. Still not turning

Jake Bitz

Also sprayed a silicon lubricant in as well


Dose the key go in all the way? Is there any resistantance?

Jake Bitz

There is no resistance. The key will go in all the way and turn an eighth of the way. Not enough to turn on the battery or the car obviously

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Try moving the steering wheel as you try turning the key. It's worth a shot.

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