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Hi my name is joe.. iv owned my '96 e320 for about 4 years now..
It has 146000 miles on it..
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So recently I ran into a stumped with it... My key/ignition and steering lock have failed me... The key wouldn't turn, steering wheel locked... So I went thru the procedure of taken down the bottom panel... Removing shift cable,removing ignition wiring AND FINALLY removing the whole plastic ignition.... Now I'm to thepoint wer u see the area were you can essentially stick a screwdriver in it to start it...
I'm stumped on how to actually get the car to start so I can jus have a Benz mechanic replace the tumbler... I know I'm pretty far already but it was a task removing all this... I tried pushing the 2 buttons on the side of the module(piece that can be turned w screwdriver) and turning it and no go I'm looking for sumthing, may b a lock or sumthing to release to able me to turn the module.. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY KNOWLEDGE OF THIS PLLLEASE HELP... THANKS GUYS ....
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