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Wont turn over sometimes and key gets stuck in the ignition and u have to press the release button under and inside the sterring column

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Sometimes the steel of a key gets worn out pretty fast. otherwise a bit of oil should do the trick. oil the key with penetration oil and insert in and out the keyhole. lubrication is key. good luck

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