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My 2001 Chevy Blazer wont turn off.

A few days ago I started my car but the key suddenly got stuck in the starting position and began grinding my starter, so naturally I turned to the on position and was a bit worried. I then tried to turn off my car and found that it would not budge. I could turn it forward to start it but not turn it off. I tried putting it in low gear and jumping it back up to park but no go. it feels like there is something jamming it from turning it off. I asked a repair man about it and without even glancing inside my vehicle (let alone at the ignition system) he told me it would be about a 300 dollar repair. Now I may be only 22 but I am old fashioned in thinking that you have to actually look at it to give an estimate. so I opened up the steering collom but I still cant see exactly what is wrong. I cant afford to put in a new ignition and electrocuting myself to turn off my car isnt very appealing to me. Can anyone help me?

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Youre igni. switch is defective,i would pull out ign.or fuel pump fuse to make it stall,then unhook batt. not to drain.

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