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WONT TURN OVER

KEY WILL TURN TO THE POINT WHERE ALL ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS WILL WORK BUT SEEMS NOT TO TURN ENOUGH TO CRANK THE ENGINE. iGNITION IS IS LOOSE BUT HAS BEEN WORKING WITH NO TROUBLE. starter? I dont know where it is located at? tap it? where? need a quick if possible troubleshooting to get the car home at least

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    KEY WILL TURN TO THE POINT WHERE ALL ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS WILL WORK BUT SEEMS NOT TO TURN ENOUGH TO CRANK THE ENGINE.

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Your cylinder is probably loose due to extended use. It might not be mounted correctly in the cylinder housing. It might point to a faulty screw that mounts it in there. Try replacing that cylinder.

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