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Ignition key switch sensor

Tryng to figure this out for a non-english speaking friend

Bad ignition key sensor ?

If he pulls out the igniton switch guts he can sometimes start it with a screw driver,sometimes nothing. A mechanic told him his key sensor is bad only problem is he cant get out the key sensor and is now looking at replacing the entire steering column to fix this.
Is this correct ? and or can he bypass the sensor somehow with out going to this expense ?

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Hello, i am sorry to tell you that you have to replace the hole entire steering column to get rid of this problem , all i can advise you with is to try to find the sheapest price , and thank you for using fixya

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