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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.

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Q: You have a 1999 Pontiac grand am and the ignition switch is locked up on it the key won't turn at all the steering wheel isn't locked though any suggestions?
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