Key will not turn in ignition of 2004 chevy Impala


Old 07-27-14, 08:14 PM
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Key will not turn in ignition of 2004 chevy Impala

I put in an aftermarket stereo in a 2004 chevy impala and now the key will not turn in the ignition.. any ideas

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Old 07-27-14, 08:41 PM
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Try taking it to a shop and have a mechanic look at it.
Old 07-27-14, 08:47 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

I corrected the topic/title for you. The thread actually belongs in automotive.

Have you tried turning the steering wheel while turning the key ?
Try turning it slightly left or right when turning the key.
Old 07-27-14, 09:03 PM
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Old 07-27-14, 09:27 PM
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His steering wheel is locked prolly because BCM didn't recognize the headunit as "safe" and locked ignition.
He can't go to a shop because he can't turn the key. Though it's strange somehow, as I have similar BCM in my Silverado, and had several AM HUs in and out quite a few times and had no issue. But mine was 2000 and truck.
GM BCMs are known to be picky *******s.

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