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    Default Ignition Sometimes a real pain to turn.

    Truck : 1992 GMC Sonoma, 2.8 v6.
    Problem: Sometimes when I goto start my truck I can't turn the ignition and I have to wiggle it around and try pressing in a bit or not pressing, basically its just finiky.

    Any help? How hard/costly is it to get a new ignition. I know I'll have to get new keys and such, just wondering on how hard it would be to do myself, or how much from a mechanic.
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    looks like the job pays about an hour $75-100
    cylinder and a couple keys $50-75
    should be $150-200
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    Cost you under $50 for parts from a junkyard
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    hmmm. how do I get keys if I take one from the junkyard? do they keep all the keys onhand?

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    The problem might be that your key is worn and not engaging the tumblers properly.That was the case with mine.
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    I can't belive I havn't bothered trying that yet. I got a couple spares made as soon as I picked it up as it only came with one key. I'll try that forsure.

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