Question about 1996 BMW 318
Service manual says to insert 1.2mm rod into the hole in the cylinder? but unsure as to exact procedure? its a 316 not a 318 i dnt know if it makes a difrence but my ignition is stuck on in my car i can take the key out but have 2 take the battry of so not 2 die of! and them put back on and bump of when i want it 2 start! the key will not move in the ignition at all but the key still as 2 be in the actual egnition 2 start! its a 1997 bmw 316 i se
It is a very small hole in the switch cylinder. About the size of a paperclip or maybe a bit thicker. It is to reset the ignition. If that does not work. you may have to replace the switch. try using aa paperclip or someting to push into the hole. Being vcareful not to force it too much. So it won't break inside.
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