YOU WILL REQUIRE A SPECIAL CORE DRILL, MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR MERCEDES, THIS WILL STRIP THE OUTER RING OF THE HARDPLATE FRONT, ONCE THIS IS REMOVED THEN THE REST OF THE IGNITION CAN BE REMOVED THE SAME AS NORMAL, I.E. : INSERT WIRES INTO PROBE HOLES AND RELEASE. I HAVE A G REG 190E TO DO TOMORROW (SAT 7th JAN), THE TOOL COSTS OVER A
Replace the ignition lock cylinder.
Check my answer for 1985 380se with the same problem. Steven
Checked to see if your steering wheel is locked. If not, then your problem is the tumblers. Replace the mechinical ignition switch. Cause- Having too many keys hanging with the ignition key.
You can't, you have to replace the ignition switch
The ignition switchon my C230 1997 mercedez Benz its locked the key does not turn so i would like to know how to fix it
You can't get a locked ignition out of a 1992 Lincoln Town Car. Turn the ignition on to take it out
The steering and ignition will become locked on a 97 Chevy Cavalier if the key is not inserted into the ignition and turned. This helps to prevent theft.
my 1985 ford crown Victoria ignition has locked up! what do i do?
I would replace the lock cylinder.
The only way to remove the keys locked in a Mercedes C200 2010 is to take the backseat out or call a locksmith.
you need to replace your ignition in the steering column or take it apart and rebuild it. having a locksmith work on it might cost you less then replacing it though.
Could have something to do with the shifter not going all the way in to park. The key may be excessively worn, the pin that locks the steering wheel may be hung up, the lock and tumbler may be bad....
The same thing happened to my 1984 300SD. I removed the instrument cluster (speedo, tach, fuel guage, etc.). Using a hammer, I tapped firmly on the lock assembly while twisting the key in the tumbler.
put the key in,and turn it.
If it is locked up then replace that caliber and remove and replace all brake fluid in the system.
You can probably go on eBay and buy a new switch cheap as I recently did and they are very easy to replace.
I'm told this is a common problem that Chevrolet is aware of. Contact your local dealer. They should be able to replace the ignition switch and charge it back to Chevrolet as a warranty repair.
Call a locksmith and hope you didn't spend all your money on that vehicle.. chances are they're going to charge you at least $50 to open it up.
Try wiggling the steering wheel
my steering wheel is locked my tires are straight and everything and it refuses to unlock what do i do?
have you checked to be sure the wheel lock is not engaged.? pull down on the left side of the wheel, as if trying to turn left, then try to turn the key.
I believe the key has a chip in it. Sometime you can insert key and let it sit for a while and it will re-program . . if not, you may have to take the key to the dealer for re-programing.
It is very possible that your steering wheel is locked. You may also be having a problem with your ignition system.Ê
There may be something jammed inside your ignition. If this is not the problem then you will need to have a new ignition installed.