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THE KEY IS STUCK IN MY 99 ASTRO VAN. IT IS STUCK IN THE ON

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THE KEY IS STUCK IN MY 99 ASTRO VAN. IT IS STUCK IN THE ON POSITION, AND WILL TURN TO START THE ENGINE, BUT I CAN NOT TURN IT TO THE OFF POSITION AND REMOVE THE KEY. ALSO THE ELECTRIC WINDOWS AND WIPERS NO LONGER WORK
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.
The problem you are experiencing is most likely in the ignition switch. The switch contacts are failing and the switch is bound mechanically. The steering column covers must be removed to replace the switch. The switch is held in place with two screws, the new switch comes with the harness.

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