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Ignition switch going bad can be,hard starting,some things work while others don't and all your fuses look good.For example,not long ago a 1998 s-10 blazer would start,but the electric windows wouldn't work and the interior fan wouldn't blow.The mechanic replaced ignition switch to fix the problem,gas mileage went way up also.Also if you have to hold the ignition key in a certain position to make things work,its probably gone bad.Also any smoke or burnt smell around the steering column is a sure sign of problems. you.

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