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Key will not fit into ignition - what should I do?

I have a 1992 Volvo 460 and the key will not turn at all in the ignition.
The steering lock has always been erratic, mostly not locking and a new key cut to code [no transponder] has not worked.

My local locksmiths refuse to examine it because of its age and, with the steering locked, I can't start or turn the wheels. Any ideas on how to fix, before I have to shell out cash for a tow and fix?

Asked on 14 October 2014 by federationfoe

Answered by Honest John
The only way out of this is to get a steering column and lock from another 460 or 440 from a scrapper or parts specialist.
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