1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Q&A
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Question: need to replace the ignition key cylinder
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? - pushrod
Possible ignition switch. Those have an ignition box with gears in it, if that's bad it will not turn the switch. - ProfessorG
also could be broken rack or rod in column. - globalhelper
Can turn key but nothing happens
If the door locks intermittently lock and unlock without pressing the door lock switch, the door lock cylinder switches may need replacement. This may occur more often when driving in damp conditio...