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If the car has been driven a lot, it's a fair bet that the tumblers inside the ignition cylinder are worn down or smoothed in addition to the normal wear and tear on the key. I would start with Narkeleptk's suggestion and get a code key cut from a locksmith. If you are not aware of the location of the code, you can remove the bottom plastic faring under the ...


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As a locksmith I recommend that you get a CODE CUT key (i.e., a new key cut to factory specifications, rather than by tracing your old key) first before you try doing anything else. Find a local locksmith shop that is good in automotive work and talk to them with what they need in order to provide you a code cut key. Personally I could just look at your ...


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You might find lubrication may help temporarily. However, if the switch mechanism or the key mechanism is wearing and beginning to jam then it will only get worse. I would consider replacing the faulty part and most have key and switch parts that can be separated. I would suggest this should be done while the fault is temporary and before it fails with you ...


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