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Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 12:08 am 
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when i put the key in to start my EF, its really hard to turn it to acc, and then to the start position, what you guys reckon might be the problem??
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Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 12:11 am 
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mine use to do it, until i put WD 40 in the barrel

 

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Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 12:13 am 
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yeh i tried that i sprayed alot of it and didnt change, you know when you tkae the key out its locks the key barrel, like a metal thing slides up (bad explenation), well that doesnt come up when i pull the key out, so dont know whats wrong
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Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 12:31 am 
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mate! I had this problem a while ago! ignition switch on the back of the barrel has moved alittle,just make sure that the four groves on the back a lined up?

 

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Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 12:53 am 
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ok cool ill try that tomorrow :)
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Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 1:01 am 
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just push the switch in hard and grab a nail punch and hammer then tap the the edge on the groves to hold the switch in tight!

 

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