does not work at all, turn the key and nothing happens
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Question: need to replace the ignition key cylinder
Answer #1pushrod January 17, 2014, 01:35Master
If the key and lock cylinder turns like it should then you have another problem. Dead battery, poor connection or ignition (electrical) switch maybe. Also it is a possible starter problem. Any lights on dash light up with key on? Horn blow, headlights work?
Replyvanlj, January 17, 2014, 04:49Rookie
no the dash lights do not come on and the steering wheel remains locked and headlights work
Answer #2G. T. Service Center (4231 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG January 17, 2014, 06:20Master
Possible ignition switch. Those have an ignition box with gears in it, if that's bad it will not turn the switch.
Answer #3Greg's Orange Auto (14262 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper January 17, 2014, 06:28Master
also could be broken rack or rod in column.