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1997 VW Jetta will not start and battery is good

I have a 1997 automatic Volkswagon Jetta. I have had problems in the past with trying to turn the key to start the car. It would feel as if I was literally twisting the key to get it cranked. It started one day and then the next day i went to crank it and nothing. The radio works, my lights, the dinger in the door but when the key is turned there is not a sound at all. Sounds completely dead. I checked the battery and the battery is good. I tried to put the car in diferent positions (speeds) to see if I could get it cranked and nothing. Would you please give me your advise on what the problem may be? You know how women are..we're not sure about cars..lol!! Thanks

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You need a new ignition switch, the electrical part of the points in the switch have burt out.

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