2005 cts key stuck in cylinder and wont crank over

Asked by Mar 05, 2016 at 01:09 AM about the 2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The keys get stuck in the key cylinder and wont crank over
the motor but when I pull out the starter relay and by pass it
real quick the motor Wil turn over and the key will come out
any suggestions on why this is happening

2 Answers


Start with oil designed for locks first. Tumblers may need lubrication

Hi, I have 07 DTS. When I tried to start, battery completely dead . Now key will not come out of ignition. Do you are telling me that since you don't know you have dead battery until you try it, now both issues. And can't get into trunk ??

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