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I have a 1989 mercedes benz i was truning the ignition key back and fourth several times and know the key will not trun anymore

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Most likely the tumblers came apart inside the ignition switch.

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Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome. More then likely, you are going to have to change the ignition module now. You may have broke the lock cylinder. Really, the only thing you can do now is check the obvious. You can try pushing the shifter all the way up, while in park. Apply pressure forward while trying to turn the key, if it is automatic. Apply with brake if necessary. All you can do is continue to mess with it. There are no specific tricks. Turn the steering wheel back and forth. That is about all you can do.

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