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gordonroy
08-14-2006, 06:07 PM
Hi

Has anyone had a problem inserting your ignition key into the key slot ?
Sometimes mine slides in at the first try, but other time it may take me 10 trys to insert it.
Any suggestions ?

thanks

CdnSkyGuy
08-15-2006, 12:48 AM
Hi

Has anyone had a problem inserting your ignition key into the key slot ?
Sometimes mine slides in at the first try, but other time it may take me 10 trys to insert it.
Any suggestions ?

thanks

Stop getting wasted before you try to drive. :D

K-1
08-15-2006, 06:43 AM
Stop getting wasted before you try to drive. :D
That's one solution. :)

You might also want to try some dry graphite lubricant (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002KK684/sr=8-1/qid=1155641599/ref=pd_bbs_1/103-2235717-2679863?ie=UTF8).

Kustomkaps
08-16-2006, 08:00 PM
That's one solution. :)

You might also want to try some dry graphite lubricant (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002KK684/sr=8-1/qid=1155641599/ref=pd_bbs_1/103-2235717-2679863?ie=UTF8).

I agree. Try the lubricant (but make sure it's the dry graphite...not WD-40!) It should help.

Nargauzius
08-28-2006, 07:18 PM
I think it's because the indentation where the keyhole is, is made of a non-slippery metallic whatever, so when you poke your key into the depression thinking it will slide into the keyhole, it doesn't. The slot cover on the keyhole is also pretty stiff, at least on my new car, so if you don't aim the key correctly, it will make it hard to push the key in without looking.

I don't think you're talking about an issue where the key won't go in after you find the hole. I think you're talking about just reaching for where you know the ignition is, and then pushing the key thinking it will glide in like a lot of cars, I haven't found this to be the case either. Looking at the ignition, I see that my key has made many scratches in the surrounding metal which looks to be kind of soft, almost chalky in comparison to the key.

I'm guessing we're either going to have to get better about aiming the key, or just take a second to look where we're putting it so we don't jab around trying to make it go in the keyhole like we're used to with other cars.

==Paul>