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My 1993 Mercedes 190E ... the key itself will not turn in the ignition lock set. The car will run fine. I just need to be able to turn the key to start it.

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Take vin# to dealership parts department,you can get a new key that will fit ignition and all locks, try new key,if switch does not rotate, replace ignition assembly

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Adjusting
Selector lever
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i need the exact model of your car
300e,190e, etc..

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