Key won't turn in the ignition.
1990 Geo Prizm

Key won't turn in the ignition.

(1990 Geo Prizm)
It's 10 degrees here didn't know if that changes anything. Haven't locked the wheel. If there's a way to start it and drive with the key and the wheel locking that could help to
2 answers & 6 comments
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of GT Service Center on January 05, 2014
Use another key, they tend to wear out and not work.
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on January 05, 2014
Have a spare and it won't work either
of GT Service Center on January 05, 2014
Is it worn as well; Has had problems with worn keys, they should be replaced with new ones. Possibly has a bad lock cylinder at this point, or really shows up in cold weather.
on January 05, 2014
I think it might be the cold just don't know how to warm it up
of GT Service Center on January 05, 2014
Can u get a hair dryer to it?
on January 06, 2014
Is there a way I could start it and unlock the steering wheel with a screwdriver?
of GT Service Center on January 06, 2014
No unless you drill and ruin the lock.
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of GT Service Center on January 05, 2014
Use another key, they tend to wear out and not work.
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on January 05, 2014
Have a spare and it won't work either
of GT Service Center on January 05, 2014
Is it worn as well; Has had problems with worn keys, they should be replaced with new ones. Possibly has a bad lock cylinder at this point, or really shows up in cold weather.
on January 05, 2014
I think it might be the cold just don't know how to warm it up
of GT Service Center on January 05, 2014
Can u get a hair dryer to it?
on January 06, 2014
Is there a way I could start it and unlock the steering wheel with a screwdriver?
of GT Service Center on January 06, 2014
No unless you drill and ruin the lock.
on January 05, 2014
try giving your steering wheel a pull left and right... sometimes goes funky wen parked in a certain way.. this may unlock the key mech...
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