Ignition Key Will not Turn or Cannot be Removed From Lock Cylinder on Chrysler LHS

If the ignition key does not turn and/or cannot be removed, a new lock cylinder may be needed. A worn key can also cause similar problems.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 66,000 (66,000–66,000)
3 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001
5 people reported this problem
1 person shared problem details
The tow truck driver pounded the key into the ignition switch with his hand and was able to turn it. The problem was with the lock cylinder. I bought a new one from the dealer ($35) and installed it myself by watching a YouTube video. I think it took 30 minutes.
Related Items:
I can't. remove the key from the ingnition and the steering lock is also not engaging. The shif...
I lost the key to my car and I need to remove the door panel so I can take the lock cylinder to...
Nothing is wrong with the shifter and the key is not broken.

Related Content