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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:27 am 
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i have a 1990 ford fairlane but the key to the ignition wont turn whats going wrong
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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:35 am 
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does it unlock/lock the doors?

barrel might br buggered.

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 12:47 pm 
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I find that if you slowly pull the key outwards while gently trying to turn and then releasing, there is a spot where it will turn and work. Time for a new barrel though?

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 4:07 pm 
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steering lock? move the steering wheel from side to side a little bit. I new someone that called racv because they couldn't get the key to turn and that was the reason lol.

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 5:59 pm 
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thanks for the help lol i have it all worked out now and the doors all do unclock when u use the key but now i have to fix the eletric windowns cos some go down but not up and the left hand back one doesnt go down or up
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