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Ignition frozen -locked pos.(moved steering wheel) no luck

(1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E)
in Indianapolis, IN on May 23, 2014
ignition stuck several times, no longer will move out of lockled position, key easily removed from ignition, I have tried to move the steering wheel, it is also locked.
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on June 20, 2014
Try blow some grafit powder, easy to find at the hardware store. Put some in a piece of paper roll it until make a tiny tube and ready to blow trough .. Repeat many times as you need it, it works to me.... Good luck
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on June 25, 2014
thanks! However, I have tried this method. I am afraid the ignition switch might need to be replaced--yet finding this info has been problematic as well! (There are so many manuals -- some pricey, I am not sure which to try!) Again, thanks for responding!!
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on June 20, 2014
Try blow some grafit powder, easy to find at the hardware store. Put some in a piece of paper roll it until make a tiny tube and ready to blow trough .. Repeat many times as you need it, it works to me.... Good luck
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on June 25, 2014
thanks! However, I have tried this method. I am afraid the ignition switch might need to be replaced--yet finding this info has been problematic as well! (There are so many manuals -- some pricey, I am not sure which to try!) Again, thanks for responding!!

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