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The battery is dead , and the key will not come out of the ignition switch . More details ? Well the ignition switch on the colunm does not appear to be ready to release the the key from it's cold metalic grasp. Is there a battery powered release ?

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You need to get the battery charged enough to have the key's to release from the ignition switch. Take care that you do not damage the ignition switch over a simple boost to the battery. There is a micro switch on the gear shifter that signals the ignition to release the keys, but with no power to the gear shifter switch, the key's will not come out. Good luck and hope this helps, boost the battery or charge it enough to power the electrical system to the blazer and your should be able to get your key's out of the ignition. Keep me posted, be glad to answer any other questions you may have. 

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