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post #1 of 3 Old 02-22-2018, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
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Ignition issues

My key fits in ignition but wont turn the handle bars are locked and wont disingauge let alone turn on. Ive sprayed WD40 in the ignition but still does not turn key
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post #2 of 3 Old 02-22-2018, 10:11 PM
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Did you try jiggling the bars back and forth while turning the key? There might just be pressure on the locking pin not allowing the key to turn.

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post #3 of 3 Old 02-23-2018, 01:10 PM
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Same thing that can happen with a car's steering wheel lock. Pull the bars all the way to the left and the key should turn. Also, make sure you are applying downward pressure on the key.

You can also try inserting the key the opposite way, or use a backup key (original may be getting worn if it's old).

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