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Jeep Grand Cherokee Key Won't Turn

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What are common reasons my Jeep Grand Cherokee key won't turn?

While there are a variety of reasons your Jeep Grand Cherokee key won't turn, the most common 3 are a binding steering column/lock, an ignition switch issue, or a problem with the ignition key.
35%
of the time it's
Binding Steering Column/Lock
27%
of the time it's
Ignition Switch
20%
of the time it's
Ignition Key

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