Look at the wire to make sure that it is not cracked or split. You will need a tool of sorts so once to locate the small hole on the top of the ign switch and also have the lock cyl rotated to the run position, you press the tool into the small hole. He put the key in the ignition and then tapped the end of the key with a wrench you can use anything you have handy and the key then turned all the way. So I would suggest trying the slot method first. We sell wholesale to the public. I have been unable to find this part new or used. If a locked steering wheel is the problem this will fix it.
If the starter has current but it is not spinning, then you need to replace the starter. I've been to dealer several times and they don't know the problem. Its the accurate solutions mentioned in it. You are correct on everything. The numbers after vary by model. Keep clear of any moving parts in the engine and have someone turn the key. They are available for the following Toyota Tacoma years: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 00, 99, 98, 97, 96, 95.
Take a battery tester and test the cranking amps to see if they are weak. I have always been able to shut mine off in any gear. The steering wheel normally turns in two directions, as you know, right and left. As of this date 8-30-10 I will not let my wife or anyone else drive this auto. If it locks, you will probably need to remove the whole assembly from the steering column.
I believe they are being negligent by not dealing with this issue. The last thing I want is to have it towed in there. Coil — Test the ignition coil with a mulit-meter and if it is bad, replace it. The broken pin will probably fall out with the switch removed, if not fish it out. Car would turn off and on but key wouldn't. It will be the smaller of two wires. I dunno, i'd be wiggling and jiggling that key as much as I could to try and get it to turn.
We have seen them with as little as 1,800 miles on the vehicle. First thing to do is to turn the steering wheel to a position where the lock mechanism doesn't engage, and be very careful not to turn it until you are done. Hopefully, this very minor procedure will solve this key stuck mystery, at least until I can think of a more permanent solution. If the lights go out, your ignition switch is okay. A dirty ignition can be fixed by spraying small doses of an electrical cleaner in the ignition then gently sliding the key in and out of the ignition cylinder many times. We understand the list below will have some errors, but we will do our best to make this list as accurate as possible. Why Key Won't Turn in Ignition Lock Cylinder If your key won't turn your ignition lock cylinder and the steps did not get your ignition to turn, then there is an extremely good chance your vehicle is in the below.
My guess is and its only a guess , but sounds like maybe you're not getting clear contact between the connectors and the system thinks its still in gear when its not. If your steering wheel is notlocked, and your key won't turn then do not touch the steering wheel, your problem is 2, 3 or 4 below. I have disassembled the dash and have accessed the key cylinder but I cannot get it to release!! Jul 22, 2010 For the 2002 Toyota Tacoma: I do not know if you have the 2. Or If you found this page helpful we would really appreciate any donations you could give us. If the key breaks in the ignition that can be 2 to 10 times more expensive to fix. The difference in adjustment is very minute. They have always been excellent to work with.
I read your conversation on this forum and then went and bought some Graphite Grease. I never had to remove those breakaway bolts or anything. Do not shake or rock the steering wheel. Replace it and clean the connections. Anyone know the part I need? The newer Acura and Honda vehicle ignitions tend to fail from a combination of worn keys and worn ignitions. I would suggest that you try to repair it only if you are really handy, and have the proper tools available.
Try up and down for any play. Our online parts catalog uses real-time inventory, so you can be assured the parts you buy are in stock at the time of ordering. If the engine cranks, your solenoid has failed closed and must be replaced. On top of that, I'm damn old. There is a simple screw that holds the shifter mechanism on the shifter.
Began to move faster than originally. There are flats on either end of the rod which should be parallel, that helped make the alignment go a bit easier. What I did to get it home was I unplugged the connector and jumped the pins with some spare wire, until I could get it to start. While applying pressure to the pin with an icepick or similiar tool turn the key clockwise until you feel the pin drop into the lock. Our website and the list below are copyrighted. Troubleshooting key won't turn in your ignition lock cylinder you have one of four problems Problem 1.
The key keeps on getting stuck in the ignition, and will not turn past the acc position to the off position. Coil Wire — A broken or shorted coil wire can keep your vehicle from starting. I received my part from New York to California in 3 business days. I'm gonna call the toyota dealership tomorrow and see what they can do. I wanted to get her the Camry then, but at the time it made more financial sense to get the Corolla. I had the vehicle towed, repaired, and picked it up.