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I took my car in for an oil change a few days ago. When it was returned to me, I discovered the key kept slipping out of the ignition. This has NEVER happened before. Went back to the car shop to inquire, and they claimed this was not their wrongdoing. Now, they are asking for $150+ to order a new ignition lock. Can you provide some insight into the issue?

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If it's an older nissan vehicle, the key itself might be worn thin, causing it to slip out of the ignition. If that's the case, try a newer, less worn key to see if it slips out or just have a new key cut and it should hold in the ignition fine.

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Try your spare key and if it continues to happen its the key, more than likely there isnt much they would be doing to the car that would involve using the key that many times to cause wear

examine the ignition lock for any evidence of wrong doing, if there is call the police and file a report then call your insurance and they will fix it for you

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