Sounds like the cylinder isn't lined up to the key way.
The ignition lock cylinder on a 2006 Chevy Cobalt is removed by popping off the steering column cover and inserting a screwdriver into the release hole. The cylinder can then be pulled from its housing and replaced.
With the cylinder removed there is no easy way to turn the switch it would normally operate to the "off" position.
The ignition is removed by taking down the kick panel below the steering wheel. They are a bear to get out. Make sure you have the whole cylinder assembly because they most often break apart when you remove them.
The ignition cylinder on a 2002 Hyundai is a quick repair. First the lower steering column will need to be removed so the lock cylinder can be accessed. Once off, loosen the mounting screws for the cylinder. Insert the key and push the tab in while turn the key slightly so the cylinder can be unlocked from the housing.
If you are talking about the ignition lock cylinder, the steering wheel must be removed and the column disassembled to access a lock screw which holds the ignition lock cylinder in the column. No key is required for this (unlike all other vehicle manufactures). If you are talking about the door lock cylinder, the door panel must be removed, and the lock cylinder retaining clip must be removed (again no key is needed, which is the same for all manufacturers). If you are talking about the trunk lock cylinder, it is easily accessible from inside the trunk. Those are the only types of lock cylinders in this type of vehicle. There is no specific lock cylinder named key lock cylinder.
Steering wheel has to be removed. You need special tools.
To change the ignition switch on a 1995 Volkswagen Jetta the battery should first be disconnecting and lower steering column removed. Locate the ignition switch and disconnect it from the key cylinder and wire harness, then replace with a new unit.
A dealer can look up the ignition codes to make a key if one needs to be replaced on a 1992 Olds 98. A locksmith can also help but the ignition cylinder has to be removed.
Your key switch contact inside the ignition switch cylinder may be stuck closed. You may need to replace the switch or the ignition key cylinder. On a Ford and GM, the contact is replaceable without the ignition switch, but requires the steering wheel removed to replace it. Not sure what is required for the Lebaron, but it is not a major task to do for a mechanic.
To be clear, this is the cylinder ignition lock we are talking about, not the ignition starter switch. If the tumblers are damaged or 'bad', the key may be able to be removed fromt the ignition lock while the car is running. Also, the key may simply not go into the ignition lock anymore. On most cars the cylinder ignition lock is a separate item and can be replaced for a moderate price. However, this is not something for a novice to work on since this is just one of many interconnected parts. Messing with a ignition system may make your vehicle unable to simply start again.
It is possible, would be a odd coincidence.
My 1995 Ford Explorer has also done that occasionally ( although I have removed the ignition key as soon as I open the drivers door , the key in ignition chime starts " going " ) What I do is put the ignition key back in and then remove it again and the chime will stop Give that a try
The ignition switch is usually mounted to the steering column and is operated by a linkage rod. NOTE On column-mounted ignition switches, don't confuse the switch with the lock cylinder and keys. The ignition switch is not normally visible. On some vehicles, the steering column support has to be removed and the column lowered to find the ignition switch. On others, the switch is accessible under the dash.The ignition switch is operated by the key switch. Courtesy of Ford Motor Company. To replace the switch: * Remove the ignition switch wiring harness. * Unbolt it from its position. * Bolt the new switch into position. * Attach the witing harness.
Most likely its an Ignition Switch/Cylinder issue unless you know that you have an alarm system that has the ability to lock the ignition switch. Other issues is that it could also be the Tumbler. If its stuck, best bet is to either call a locksmith and have them check it out, or have it towed to a garage that you trust.
First, I'm guessing you are referring to the ignition lock cylinder w/key. The ignition switch is plugged into the back of the cylinder lock. I just removed the cylinder lock from a '92, so this should be the same. Pull the steering wheel with adapter legs (KD3510) so you can access the release through the hole just below & to the right of the shaft (about 4 o'clock). The bottom plastic cover around the steering column needs to come off too. Put the key in & turn to position II, so that the release will depress. I used a small pick. Also, remove both the ignition switch & the cable behind the cylinder. To remove the ignition switch, back out the two set screws & pull off. Gently pry out the cylinder lock by twisting the blade of a screwdriver between the casting & the switch.
the tumblers have gotten out of sync, you'll probably have to have a new ignition switch put in
According to other sources I have found in researching this question on the web .. the problem is most likely the Shift Lever Assembly. From the MSN Site:"An occasional problem with this vehicle is the Shift Lever Assembly (Transmission Shift Lock Actuator), automatic transmission only, and the Ignition Lock Cylinder Assembly. A failure of the Shift Lever Assembly will prevent the Ignition Key from being removed from the Ignition Lock Cylinder. Failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder may prevent he vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Shift Lever Assembly is estimated at $73.00 for parts and $71.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder is estimated tat $21.54 for parts and $39.00 for labor. All prices are estimated at $65.00 per flat rate hour and does not include diagnostic time and applicable taxes.
Maybe a blown fuse ?
can not removed key
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If the ignition cylinder is broken; and causing the vehicle not to shut off, that is an easy fix. With the key in the ignition and the cylinder turned to the "run" position. You would need to insert a rather thin tool (such as a Phillips screwdriver, a pick tool, or an Allen key), into the small opening in the bottom of the steering column. Most models have the release pin exposed, if this isn't the case, just remove the bottom portion of the steering column cover (remove tilt adjustment rod, and five screws - there is one near the dash on the left - it goes horizontally). There will be a silver button in the bottom of the cylinder. If you push the button very hard, and pull the cylinder to the right, the entire assembly will come out. If the vehicle won't shut off with the key removed, it could very likely be the ignition module, which should also be on the steering column. However; I am afraid that despite my experience with town cars, I have not had to replace any.
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