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Ignition key will not turn off and is hard to get in and out

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I think I can help. There is an electrical rotary switch unit on the back of the ignition switch assembly. Inside the switch is a small plastic tab which, after a period of time, tends to break off and jam the switch. Try this link... http://industryfigure.com/berkeley/Porsche/ignitionswitch.htm

...should tell you all you need to know! Good news is that it's a VW/Audi part and fairly easy to get hold of. Buy from somewhere like Pelicanparts and it's a sub $15 fix to do it yourself.

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