Yearly Archives: 2020

My Key Is Stuck In The Ignition!

Every so often, you’ll notice that your car key gets stuck in your vehicle’s ignition. You start to panic because no matter how much you wiggle or pull, you can’t figure out how to get it out. If you use too much force, you may end up breaking the key inside the engine. If that happens, you can find yourself with a much bigger problem. Below are a few reasons why your car key may not easily slide out of the ignition: Your steering wheel could be locked. If you wiggle the steering wheel while your vehicle is off, it may activate the steering wheel lock. This will prevent you from removing the key from the ignition and moving the steering wheel altogether. You should be able to release both simultaneously by moving the steering wheel and turning the key at the same time.   Your car key may be dirty. If you use your car key to open items or packages, there may be cardboard or tape pieces still stuck on the key. You may notice i ... read more