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#1 (permalink) Old 02-09-2004, 10:55 PM
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Occasionally when I go to start my car (95 318i), I put the key in, engage the clutch and when I turn the key sometimes it will turn completely around one full time then it turns like normal! Any ideas about this? Iv'e never had nor heard of this happening before.
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There have been a few members post here with that problem. The consenus was the key cylinder is getting ready to go. You're probably looking at replacing it.

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anybody know about how much it should cost? or how hard is it to relace? ie. can I do it in a parkingn lot with limited tools?
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