Mitsubishi 3000 GT

If the ignition key of a 1994 3000GT turns freely in the key housing but nothing happens like stuck in the accessory position and will not turn the engine on or power it off what could be the problem?

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2011-09-12 21:33:56
2011-09-12 21:33:56
Ignition switch removalIt sounds like you have a broken steering lock cylinder. You may be able to remove the upper and lower column covers and access it. The manual has you removing the steering wheel but beware (AirBag) If you can remove the upper and lowercolumn covers and access the steering lock cylinder.Removal is easy once you have access:

1.Insert your key

2.Place in ACC position

3.Look for a small hole in the side of the housing

4.Put a small Phillips screwdriver in the hole and press on lock pin

5.Pull out cylinder while pressing on lock pin

6.Inspect for broken parts

Replace by lining up the tabs and push back in.

If you need more help I suggest you get a service manual. They can be found on Ebay on CD and or Team3S.com.

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