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I have a bmw 316i compact and my key will not turn the ignition no more any answers

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Hi

Very common fault, is the key just spinning around? if so the ignition barrel is hot so you will need a new one, if you dont have time right now to fix it then turn tha car off turn the steering all the way right then put the key in the ignition while also turning full steering lock right, this often gives the barrel switch some grip and you can start the car.

Do you need more specific information on how to repair this yourself?

If so do get back to me and I will tell you how.

Regards

Dan

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

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