my ignition locked up...

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Asked by Jan 24, 2013 at 08:02 AM about the 1996 BMW 3 Series 318i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car stalled when i was backing into my driveway and the ignition locked up in the start position. i can't turn the key, kind of an issue lol. any suggestions

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Are you getting power from the battery?

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i'm getting power from the battery. the ignition is registering that the car is started and won't move from the started position. i had to disconnect the battery so that it wouldn't drain bc all the lights were still on the dash

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Apparently after doing a little research, this is a common issue. There are several youtube videos regarding how to correct the issue. Example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TlreQ85uCw and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7jVUbOIvNE

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