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Old 08-25-2015, 07:01 PM   #1
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Ok. Everytime i insert the key on the ignition and turn it. It is hard to turn..i have to apply considerable force to turn...key is all the way in. I applied grease on the key and insert it several times.. i dont remember it being this hard..any pointers?
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Ok. Everytime i insert the key on the ignition and turn it. It is hard to turn..i have to apply considerable force to turn...key is all the way in. I applied grease on the key and insert it several times.. i dont remember it being this hard..any pointers?
should have used graphite. worked for me after getting caught in some HEAVY downpours.
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Clean all the grease off/out and put some graphite in it.
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Now how do i do it..spray degreaser?
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Ill let ya know. Thanks man.
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Ok. Everytime i insert the key on the ignition and turn it. It is hard to turn..i have to apply considerable force to turn...key is all the way in. I applied grease on the key and insert it several times.. i dont remember it being this hard..any pointers?
In addition to the grease, you might try some chocolates and flowers.
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be carefull with graphite as too much will gunk that thing up. Also want to make sure its dry before you apply the graphite.
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On some ignition switches it can cause issues with the contacts. Gums them up and traps dirt.
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I've been using Royal Purple Synfilm on my ignition. I know it is compressor oil, but all I do is put a few drips on my key and work the ignition on/off till it turns smoothly.
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On some ignition switches it can cause issues with the contacts. Gums them up and traps dirt.
guess I never had one of those ignitions.

I use it in my fuel cap lock, too.
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