In Reply to: "KEY IN IGNITION" message and key doesn't turn posted by Joe Phan on November 01, 1999 at 20:03:58:
Had the same happen to me. Dealer was kind enough to walk out to the car and shoot some siliconized lubricant in the keyhole.
Don't know if graphite will wind up shorting out some electrical stuff in there. It sure has a tendency to find it's way everywhere.