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    Default 2006 silverado ignition wont switch wont turn

    hi i have a 2006 silverado and it was stolen recently, we recovered last night after only 2 days, the person who had it actually washed and put my original tire back on after fixing my flat for me strange huh?

    Anyway my question is this? When i got in to start it I put the key in the ignition and it would not turn, There was no damage at all to the ignition because when i left the vehicle I had lock the keys inside so whoever took had the original keys and had no reason to damage the ignition to have to start it.

    I was wondering if anyone new of a reason why the ignition would not turn?

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    Try rocking the steering wheel a little to the left end right while you try to turn the ignition.

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    after about a year of having my 06 i had the same problem. In my case my original key was just worn down i had a few new ones made and it seems to work now occasionally i will have to work the key a couple of times to get it to work tho. hope it helps. Glad you got your ride back.

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    welcome!
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    Yes, rock the wheel slightly at the same time turning the key. Get some liquid graphite and spray
    into the lock and work the key in/out and while turning. Appears that he may have did something
    while joy riding....

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