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Old 04-13-2009, 10:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Key stuck in ignition and car wont turn off...

What He said ^.... any ideas?
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Any ideas on how to take it out?
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u need to disconnect the battery and have a little fun with the ignition.
pm funkystickman i think. he's been tehre done that.
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So your car is running right now right this second?
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pull the fuel pump fuse.
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Any ideas on how to take it out?
that's what she said.
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Haha mine did this too, it was stuck in my buddys driveway for a whole weekend 'til I could get parts. You need to take apart the column, and swap in a new lock cylinder. Cost is just under 100 after paying saturn to have it re-coded and all that... (if you can do the labor yourself) Might wanna get a pro if you've never done one before.
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Old 04-13-2009, 12:50 PM   #9 (permalink)
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If you still cant turn it off, just pop the clutch in like 2nd or 3rd gear with the brakes held tight, then disconnect the battery.

EDIT: I did say LOCK CYLINDER and not ignition switch, which is also a common gm problem.

Also, if you got it to turn off and release the key, still DO replace the cylinder because it WILL do it again, and at the worst possible time and place, trust me!

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Your ignition lock is broken. It did happen to me. Thankfully, I was able to drive the car (and just stall it out and disconnect the battery) so I could go to work and back.

You're going to have to replace the ignition cylinder lock (NOT the ignition switch, this is the mechanical lock part that the key goes into).

I ordered a replacement lock from carlocksandkeys.com

The correct one is here:
2003-2007 Saturn Ion Ignition Lock - Car Keys & Car Lock

They will send you a new lock cylinder and matching key. You'll have to remove the old one, which isn't impossible, but plan a good afternoon of swearing at it. Your old key won't start the car anymore, but I only use my key to start it, I use the remote for the trunk and doors.

I've got pictures, I'll dig around and post them up as soon as I can. It's not too bad.
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