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Old 11-07-2010, 10:15 PM   #1
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The Old Start Your Truck Without Key In The Ignition Thing!

So how do you fix this? How many others have this problem? I just got a 78' and I'm going through it trying to fix all the little problems and this ones seems like it should be on the top of the list.

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Old 11-07-2010, 10:20 PM   #2
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Re: The Old Start Your Truck Without Key In The Ignition Thing!

replace your ignition cylinder
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Old 11-07-2010, 10:25 PM   #3
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Re: The Old Start Your Truck Without Key In The Ignition Thing!

I have the exact opposite problem, i have to jiggle my key to get it to turn
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:15 AM   #4
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I have the exact opposite problem, i have to jiggle my key to get it to turn
Do you have a heavy key ring? my moms car did the same thing, and we think it was because of the heavy huge keyring she has.. or had. we had to replace the cylinder.
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:20 AM   #5
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Re: The Old Start Your Truck Without Key In The Ignition Thing!

My key falls out of the ignition when it's turned on, but it still won't turn w/out the key, yet......
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Old 11-08-2010, 06:47 PM   #6
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Re: The Old Start Your Truck Without Key In The Ignition Thing!

I use to get new ( to me ) GM vehicles in the 80's and 90's and "Jerk" the key out with it in the run position, just so I didn't have to fiddle with keys. I also know a guy that breaks the key off in the ignition in everything he buys. Of course we're kind of Rednecks though...
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:08 PM   #7
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Do you have a heavy key ring? my moms car did the same thing, and we think it was because of the heavy huge keyring she has.. or had. we had to replace the cylinder.
i dont even have a keyring
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Old 11-08-2010, 08:35 PM   #8
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replace your ignition cylinder
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Old 11-08-2010, 08:41 PM   #9
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I use to get new ( to me ) GM vehicles in the 80's and 90's and "Jerk" the key out with it in the run position, just so I didn't have to fiddle with keys. I also know a guy that breaks the key off in the ignition in everything he buys. Of course we're kind of Rednecks though...
your insurance company would love to hear this
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:24 PM   #10
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Re: The Old Start Your Truck Without Key In The Ignition Thing!

[QUOTE=babyJay;4284835]I use to get new ( to me ) GM vehicles in the 80's and 90's and "Jerk" the key out with it in the run position, just so I didn't have to fiddle with keys.

lmao i thought that WAS normal,and "broken" when you couldn't turn it off to lock it
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