By 100,000 miles the ignition key tends to wear out and should be replaced or it may not work as well in the door locks or ignition switch.
Average mileage: 109,500 (94,000–125,000)
8 people reported this problem
My ignition key wouldn't turn in the cylinder too, so I got out the spare key and it worked fine, much smoother in the door and trunk locks too, that was my problem, worn out ignition key. I'm going to get a new ignition key made as a spare now. Also, the Firestone Auto Repair Shop wanted to replace the whole Ignition Cylinder at a cost of $375.00.
Key broke off in ignition and local mechanic had to find a used ignition replacemant. Hubby just tried to use the car but the steering wheel keeps locking in drive---back to mechabic tom!!Also,don't throw out old keys,they're still needed for doors and trunk.Are we having fun yet?