We just bought a used 2001 Ford Focus with 65K miles. The igniotion switch
started to give us problems and after researching the problem I found out
that ignition cylinder failure was very common on theses cars so I replaced
That did not fix the problem. The switch works and I can start the car but
intermittantly the switch will not lock the steering column.
When this happens the steering wheel doesn't lock, the transmission can be
taken out of park and the key cannot be removed.
Do you think I have a defective lock cylinder? Could it be the key? Some
other problem in the steering column?