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Ignition switch on my 1987 Saab 900i

I tried to start my petrol Saab 900i by keeping the ignition turned but it suddenly would not release and is now stuck in the on position - what can i do to release it?

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You may need to remove the ignition housing assembly to find out whats wrong inside. There are a series of small gears which connect the ignition barrel to the ignition switch & also operate the reverse gear lock mechanism. You'll need a special 3 pronged tool to remove the assembly - available from SAAB dealers.

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