ignition lock is stuck on off?|The Key is not stuck in the ignition?| on 2003 Chevrolet Impala

My ignition lock is stuck on off position the key slides in and out freely but won't turn to any other positions? Example ign, on, start the steering wheel is not locked either? There was no real warning for this malfunction. Any ideas on an easy fix would be great its my work car and I am trying not to stick much money into it.. Thanks

by in Chicago, IL on December 20, 2012
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2 answers
ANSWER by , February 05, 2014
The key may be worn out. Have a dealer cut you a brand new key and then try that key. If that doesn't work, then you will have to replace the cylinder lock.
ANSWER by , December 20, 2012
call a mobile locksmith you likely need a ign switch assm approx 120.00