I have a 2008 Pontiac Solstice. The ignition has locked up on me,, Is there an easy fix for this??

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Asked by Jun 15, 2012 at 07:56 AM about the 2008 Pontiac Solstice Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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#09-02-35-005B: Ignition Key Difficult to Remove, Ignition Key Binds or Sticks in Cylinder (Replace Ignition Cylinder) - (Feb 4, 2010) Check out this link which might be your issue. http://www.yourcobalt.com/forums/install-guides-diy/19840-tsb-key-getting-stuck-ignition-shifter-problems-auto-trans.html

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The key removes easily.. the key won't turn in the ignition..It's completely locked up..the steering and shifter..

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make sure your wheels aren't turned. try turning the steering wheel back and forth, or spray a lil wd-40 on the key & let sit for a minute & try it then.

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Had to end up replacing the ignition switch. That makes twice in 4 yrs. This one is starting to stick on me too, It hasn't locked up yet, it's just a matter of time I guess...

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GM is bad about this tell them to put a little extra lithium grease in the cylinder next time they have it out, lil extra on the lock cylinder and tumbler.

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I would make sure they replaced the tumblers when the do a new cylinder the last few times sounds fishy.

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