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I have a 9-3 saab 2002. My key won't come out of the ignition unless I push down and turn it to "lock". Then , whenever I open my drivers side door the car starts beeping as if the key was still in the ignition . Also , if I try automatically locking my door , it won't work. What can I do ?

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The ignition lock cylinder is probably about to go out should be a fairly cheap and easy fix. most cars have a small hole under steering column turn the key to the on position stick a small piece of wire like a coat hanger and the lock cylinder should come right out. pretty easy fix

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