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Q: Have a 1996 BMW 328i . Trying to install new ignition barrel switch. Won't Lock on 1996 BMW 328iC

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Will go in and lock if I turn key to start engine, but will not go back to off position. Stays in position 2 in auxillary. Could it be the tumbler housing? Will not lock in by pushing straight in and then turning to off. I actually think my original ignition tumbler was OK.
Perplexed in Idaho
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Sounds like a failed mechanical portion of the switch, In our area a good locksmith can take car of this cheaper than the dealer.
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