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1995 Saab 900 key turns all the way over but will not start car
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I have a 1998 Ford Windstar. Got in to drive, turned the key to start and 'snap' something seems to have broke within the ignition lock cylinder... all of the accessories are on... the key won't move to the start engine position, well it does, but won't start the van. the key turns all the way on and all the way off but won't turn off the accessories and won't start the car... it's loose turning... with no positions... I am on a very limited income (working part time) so can't afford to pay
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This happened to me, I had to get the ignition replaced. It was under warranty. ... 2008 Volvo C70
1995 Saab 900 key turns all the way over but will not start car
... 1996 Saab 900
Ignition problem when i start my car everything is fine, but when i shut it off it wont tturn all the way back to where it is supposed to. "you know that little notch its sposed to line up with". i jiggle it and it takes 15 mins of jiggling to accually get it into place. i can also take the key out while running, and since my key doesnt turn all the way back my car will start with anything you can stick in there. also my battery dies from it not turning off. what exactly is wrong with my ignitio
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My key will start the car but it wont turn the car off i have to unplulg the distributor to kill theh car. Also the ignition switch in the car rotates all the way around but it has always done that it just recently started not working to turn the car off.the key will turn but the car will still be on. what could be the problem i took it to a mechanic with a new ignition switch and he said that wasn't the problem
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My 2007 Saab 93 car is malfunctioning. key will not start nor come out. dashboard, interior, head and rear lights are flickering. nothing works. I got into my car started it and turned it quickly back off to go back inside and when I came back out to restart the car, it would not start nor turn. key took forever to get out. I took cable off of battery for 5 minutes and put it back on and still the same results. what do I need to do?
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It's the ignition switch.You will have to replace it. ... 1998 Ford Taurus
I have a 1996 Saab Turbo with a problem. It has about 120,000 miles on it. After work on Monday December 6, I started the car as usual and decided to stop at a store before heading home. When I got back into the car, the key would not turn in the ignition lock. I sprayed a little WD-40 into the lock opening and got the key to turn to start the car. After returning home and shutting off the engine, the key would not turn in the lock. The vehicle had to be towed to a repair facility the next
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Electrical issue I drove the car today in the morning, it was raining lightly. I parked the car in the garage for 6 hours. I return to start the car, the car won't start. If the key is turned on all of the lights on the dashboard flash. The key turned off and removed, there is a servo sound under the dash. The car sounds like the fuel pump and/or the injectors are clicking. The only way to stop the clicking/flashing lights was to disconnect the fuse box (I had trouble disconnecting the bat
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Two week ago when i turn the ignition key on i heard couple click at the automatic shifter then the car crank and start normally.I drove on the freeway then sundendly i completly lost all power then i pulled to the side.After couple minites i be able to start the car again and drove home.On the way home on the side street the car die again but this time a had harder time to start the car after 10 minutes the car started and i drove home.Since i parked the car in the driveway could not start the
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Car was running fine, stopped at the grocery store on the way home, left the store, clicked the trunk to put the groceries in, got into the car, put the key in the innition turned the key, no power, no start. A kind person attempted to give me a jump to no avail. When i tried to start the car while it was being jumped, the car made a clicking sound? Help !
Happened to me as well - drove to the mall, returned to the car 45mins later and nothing. Tried to jump it to no avail. No advance warning in terms of slow crank / hard to start. Had it towed to a dealership and was informed that the battery had s ... 2005 Ford Five Hundred
My 2004 Saab won't start. When I turn the key it seems like it wants to start but won't. My Saab mechanic says he has no idea what it is. He changed the fuel pump and that was not the problem. He said the gas that was in the car was not right something was wrong with it. When he put new gas in the car, it started on two occassions but will not start now.
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Busted ignition ok this all started back when i wrecked my car into a ditch. my brother broke my key into the ignition. well later down the road i deside to try and get the key out. i took a screw driver to the key hole and busted when u put the key in into peaces. i stripped it all the way down to the tumblers. i talked to the people at orellys they said would be best to either replace or put a push button start. i looked at the price and how hard it would be to install a ignition into my car a
A push button start should turn off the same way. ... 1987 Volvo 740
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