Yes. the best option is to remove the switch part of the ignition from the barrel and determine which part has gone stiff. If it is the barrell, then you can spray a lubricant onto the key and run it in and out a few times and turn it as well until it becomes free.
If the swicth part has become stiff then you will need to use an electrical cleaning/lubricant spray as oil based ones will prevent switch from working. For this you may be able to spray into the switch and turn it with a screwdriver, or else you may have to open it up.
If everything seems to be working right, just a bit sticky, spray the appropriate parts with a lubricant spray.
Ignition switches of that era had problems . Make sure gear selector is hard in Park and try again. If necessary spray a lubricant in the ignition keyhole.
Lack of lubrication. Spray the tumbler with an electronic cleaner. Then spray the tumbler with powdered graphite you can buy at any hobby store or Walmart. Do not use WD40 or any other spray lubricant.
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The switch inside the door is sticking- a common problem. Use some Brake cleaner Spray to clean the switch near the door latch at the door jamb. After cleaning it, spray some WD40 or similar lubricant on it. Ths usually fixes if for a few months and then do it again in about 6 months. The switch inside the door is sticking- a common problem. Use some Brake cleaner Spray to clean the switch near the door latch at the door jamb. After cleaning it, spray some WD40 or similar lubricant on it. Ths usually fixes if for a few months and then do it again in about 6 months.
Either something is wrong with the key or there is something wrong with the switch. You can try to spray some WD-40 or something like it into the switch and wiggle the key to see if you can get it turning. Otherwise you may have to replace the ignition switch.
Spray on lubricant mostly for hinges, etc
Is your chime continuing after cranking vehicle and door is closed. If so, there is an electrical switch in the door that gets stuck. Use a spray lubricant inside the door latch to free switch.
Edited 6-10-09 Cause is the passlocks contact behind the lock, The female end in the housing section are corroded and a simple solution would be to spray a very small amount of electrical lubricant or wd40 and the the security system should detect the new ignition when inserted.
I had the same problem on mine.....easy fix spray a little bit of white grease on both sides of the sticky knob....that will take care of it.
The parts inside the ignition can be corroding. Solution Spray some WD-40 in there if that doesn't work you may need a new ignition. Keys can wear down and cause this problem, you may want to try a new key before replacing the ignition switch.
WD40 is a spray lubricant that does a lot of other things. Water Dispersant formula 40
Try lubricating it with some graphite powder and see if that helps. Spray it directly into the key opening. You may also have a key that is worn badly and needs replacing.Ignition lock cylinder hard to turnYour probably refering to the ignition lock cylinder. The ignition switch is behind your instrument panel. If your ignition lock is hard to turn try spraying some wd40 inside the lock. If this does not work have ignition lock replaced it is worn.
Spray the mark with a lubricant and wipe with a soft cloth.
I have a 98 corrolla it gets stuck also . I have found that if you keep turning the wheel left and right while turning the ignition key , the key is locking and unlocking the wheel while trying to turn the key . It will loosen after a while . Also put some spray lubricant in the key hole .
The ignition switch should be in the locked position. The fuel line should be under pressure, wrap it with a towel so that when you loosen the connection it will not spray fuel everywhere, particularly on you.
Antiperspirent spray works a charm... spray liberally then wipe away with a soft cloth, or meths...
Sticky spray. Watch the movie "Stick It" and you will understand. Answer: look I was a gymnast and you wear nothing. Its all about how the leotart fits. they are made with special fiber in the,. Not Sticky spray......
To get a very tight Lacrosse head onto a shaft, spray both sides with a lubricant. WD-40 is a good lubricant for this procedure. Liquid Wrench will also work.
I will assume you mean it will not latch. If the lock hasn't been damaged it's probably just dry. Spray the latch where you can see it in the edge of the door with a spray lubricant such as WD40.
Spray it with a penetrating lubricant and try to work it back and forth.
Try Speed cream, you can get it at pretty much any skate shop. I personally use 3 in 1 lubricant, you can get it at any Lowes or Home Depot, and then I spray a teflon lubricant into them after they are all clean. !
My guess is you have a ford product. It would be nice to know that info. If you do, spray the latch on the doors with a light lubricant such as WD-40. Open and close it and spray again.