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How to Fix an Ignition Key That Won't Turn

by Tom Brintzenhofe; Updated September 18, 2017

If a car's ignition lock is broken and a key won't turn, the problem is usually with the steering wheel lock. Discover how to change an ignition lock with help from an auto mechanic in this free video on car repair and diagnostics.

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Thomas Brintzenhofe has been a certified mechanic for more than 14 years and a certified master mechanic for more than eight years. He is a General Motors certified driveability technician, an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified mechanic and a trained automotive instructor. Brintzenhofe owned and operated a fully functional automotive repair garage for four years. He currently works as an industrial heavy equipment mechanic for International Steel Group in Coatesville, Pa.

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