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I have a 1999 saturn and lately I have been having a problem where the key wont go into the ignition until after I play around with it for a little while. I am wondering if this is an easy fix or am I going to have to replace it?

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You can buy a replacement lock cylinder from a dealer, they will set it so it matches your other keys. Or you can buy a generic one from a parts shop which will not match your existing trunk and door keys.

If you have some mechanical aptitude, go over to youtube and do a "saturn lock cylinder" search. You can watch someone do the replacement in a few minutes with some basic tools and you can decide whether or not you want to try it yourself. I paid extra for the dealer install so the keys would match and i would have a better quality mechanism..

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