I used the wrong key in my car, the right key wont turn at all

Asked by Apr 30, 2017 at 02:13 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Malibu

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I put the wrong key in to start my car before I realized.  It won't turn to on, it
won't turn at all.  I can't take it out of park. If I can disconnect the battery will
that fix my problem?

1 Answer


Try unlocking the driver car door with the key manually, no fob, this will clear the fault.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Malibu Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
156 Great Deals out of 1,110 listings starting at $2,950
Used Honda Accord
59 Great Deals out of 1,262 listings starting at $1,215
Used Toyota Camry
35 Great Deals out of 1,951 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Altima
74 Great Deals out of 1,229 listings starting at $1,900
Used Hyundai Sonata
36 Great Deals out of 1,360 listings starting at $1,688
Used Kia Optima
38 Great Deals out of 795 listings starting at $5,995
Used Nissan Maxima
23 Great Deals out of 408 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
256 Great Deals out of 4,559 listings starting at $1,408
Used Chevrolet Camaro
1,075 listings starting at $12,995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
594 listings starting at $19,995
2017 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 400 listings starting at $16,495
2016 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 200 listings starting at $12,995
2015 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 162 listings starting at $10,699
2014 Chevrolet Malibu For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 63 listings starting at $9,793

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.