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How do i out a broken key in the ignition switch?

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  • geary_d Mar 08, 2009

    how do I take out the ignition?

  • geary_d Mar 08, 2009

    how do i take out the ignition?

  • geary_d Mar 08, 2009

    I have taken the console out but I can not figure out how to remove the ignition switch?

  • geary_d Mar 08, 2009

    how do I remove the ignition switch? I have removed the console but can not get the ignition housing to come out? help please!

  • geary_d Mar 08, 2009

    very quick and helpful, thanks.

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There should be a lockpin holding the ignition switch in place.  It will be about an inch long pin.  You will need to punch that through the the other side and your ignition will slitde right out.

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  • Shadow1989 Mar 08, 2009

    Not a problem.  Thanks for the rating and hopefully your car will be back on the road in no time!

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If the key is protruding outside make use of a cutiing flyer and if it is cut inside make use of the screw driver and try to switch the ignition off ..... then using a magnetic screw driver take the broken key out..... if all the above doesnt work remove the ignition switch and get the broken key out

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  • Lenin Narayanasamy Mar 08, 2009

    First, take the plastic off one end. Then, with a pair of needle nose pliers, bend the end as small as you can down 120 degrees, creating a little hook. They trick is to bend it cross ways (bending the thin side downward, not the flat side). Now you have a little hook thin enough to slide into the key hole and strong enough to grab the broken key and pull out.

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Please explain some more about the problem?
Thanks

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  • crysiszone Mar 08, 2009

    There are two specialty tools you can buy or rent theyre a steering wheel remover and a steering wheel lockplate remover there are directions on the package as to how to use them once you have the wheel off you will see a screw that is holding the ignition lock cylinder in place remove the screw unplug the cylinder and installation is the reverse of removal good luck and please rate my answer


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Remove the ignition switch from the car, you will need to take the switch apart or replace it.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

  • Ekse Mar 08, 2009

    The key switch that is at the steering wheel, it will need to be removed from the car. I'm not fimiliar with your saab. I will see if any instructions are available.

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