I just change the cam sensor on my 1999 Chrysler 300 M and now the ignition key will not turn its locked

Alfred Stallworth

Asked by Aug 06, 2013 at 08:39 PM about the 1999 Chrysler 300M 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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having a whole lot of trouble connecting the dots here...am guessing the battery is a goner because a battery that is older than 5 years old is gonna cause you problems....with the alternator...with all the electrical components....recommend that you undo the 1/0 black battery cable that attaches to the chassis/ground and wirebrush it clean so that 300 amps can easily get through~

...and get a NEW battery...a good one like Interstate, prestolite or NAPA even~

Alfred Stallworth

The ignition key itself will not turn forward.

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Michael Kane

Have you tried turning the steering wheel while moving the key? Maybe the steering is locked.

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that's why I'm thinkin that it needs good power to enable...the interlocks have shut "the key" solenoid off~ just needs good power~will check the forums on this problem~

okay...here's one solution~~Hold foot on brake , put key in ignition, then with the other hand turn the steering wheel left and then right, right quick and it should start.

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