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Maybe ingnition problems

When i turn my key back ward to turn the radio on i get nothing. whats wrong?

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Change the ignition, where the key goes. maybe there no good connection going from it to the radio or coming from the battery. they are usually easy to replace, just remove steering wheel, remove few bolts, slide it out and slide the new one in. plus they cost about $20. good luck

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