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?

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

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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

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

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Also sprayed a silicon lubricant in as well

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

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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

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

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