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1994 Saturn SL2 Key stuck in ignition cylinder

I have a 1994 Saturn SL2. I replaced my ignition lock last month because the key would not turn and start the car at times. However, I parked the car this week and the key is stuck. I can't get it into the acc. position to remove the cylinder again. I have made sure my automatic transmission is in park and the button out. I don't know what to to do to remove the cylinder since it won't budge. Any ideas?

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Put some pressure on the steering wheel in one direction or the other this may take the pressure off the cylinder itself and allow you to do what is needed...hope this works.

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