Ignition kept turning

Asked by Jul 11, 2015 at 05:39 AM about the 1999 Volkswagen Beetle 2 Dr GLS Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Do you mean the key keeps turning ? If so seems you will need a new ignition switch.

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Probably the ignition switch, but possible the starter solenoid sticking. Please check to make sure you don't have a ton of stuff hanging on your keychain. The added weight over time cause wear inside the ignition switch and can cause symptoms like you're experiencing.

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