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Q: Steering wheel locked key won't turn in ignition on 1999 Plymouth Voyager

wheels are just about straight. I backed up into drive way a week ago. Now went to drive & Key wouldn't turn. Tried to pull on steering wheel but then it locked. ALso tried duplicate key- still won't turn. Help! Pam
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Your Ignition key lock cylinder is internally jambed and will have to be replaced. Your local dealership or locksmith could handle this repair.
Well my husband beat on the lock cylinder with a hammer and it freed the tumblers inside then the key turned, Now it starts.
wd40 in hole. Put key in hole. Hit key with hammer about 4 times. Everything freed up and key works fine.
Hammer solution is good.
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