replace the ignition lock with a new one....chances are for some odd reason
>> Stay informed about: 2000 Pontiac Ignition Cylinder Frozen
yours is going to hell....
"Scott" wrote in message
> This is related to a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville SLE:
> There have been a couple of instances where I have inserted the key
> into the ignition and was unable to turn the key. I was able to remove
> the key, but each time I put it back in the ignition the cylinder
> would not turn.
> The book says to move the steering wheel back and forth, which did not
> help. I also do not understand how that would help since the ignition
> key is mounted in the dash, not the steering wheel column.
> Anyway I figured it was related to the transmission linkage and rocked
> the car back and forth while I kept trying to turn the iginition.
> It eventaully freed up and started.
> Does anyone know what causes this and how can I prevent it from
> happening again?
> Many thanks for your help.