This is my second C5, I've had both an 03 and an 04 (think I got that
right, 04 being the last of the C5s if I recall). Twice now, the key
has failed to turn in the ignition, and after doing the service dance
the cause was a faulty key cylinder. Basically they described it as the
lock internal components falling out of place in the cylinder. Both
times the cylinder has been replaced, and after the first go round I've
been extremely careful in how I remove and insert the key.
Two failures of the same part in a given model makes me wonder whether
this is a common problem or if the Corvette Deities are just trying to
give me some sort of subtle metaphysical message. So, I was wondering
if anyone else here has experienced this particular delight with their
And of course, if it's the metaphysical message thing, just let me know
which temple I should be praying to. In my experience, one can never
appease too many deities...