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How do you replace the ignition cylinder for a 93 Saturn when the empty tumbler is Stuck in the on position?

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2005-11-23 00:37:13
2005-11-23 00:37:13

Sorry You can't you will have to replace the whole housing If the cylinder doesn't turn Your out of luck

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