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Key won't turn in ignition

(1999 Ford Contour)
in Midland, MI on April 23, 2010
I just bought a 1999 Ford Contour and after I brought it home and turned it off or whatever I came back out to drive it and my key wouldn't turn in the ignition. The key won't budge forward or backwards. I tried resetting the system by unplugging the battery, but that didn't work. How do I fix this?
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on May 18, 2010
push the key all the way in then pull it out slightly and turn theres a certain point that it will turn so you have to keep trying
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on September 27, 2010
I had a Ford, that is the fuse blew for the brakes lights , the car wouldn't come out of gear
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