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purchased 1997 E320 two owner...
purchased 1997 E320 two owner, local deale. must hae been sitting inhorse barn as feed/found under spare tire. Tires were dry rotted I replaced, as had been battery, hoses. A/c was dried out. driVer side front window DID work. (CHECKED IY BECAUSE I HAVE 1993 e190 DOES not WORK) Had only emergency ignitiokey. New key did not work. had to "jiggle" OLD key. months later tried new key and it worked. until few weeks ago droVe in garage AND NEXT DAY, NO KEY WOULd WORK. Makes first notch in turn Dealer wants three hours to drill ignition plus parts to install new key. YouTube showed guy taking out rrepaRING IN 5 MINUTES. what do you suggest?
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Hello, i just helped another customer with a similar scenario, so at this point does the key turn to the first position? if you are handy with more than a hammer and prayers i can assist you in removing and replacing the affected cylinder. Lou. :)

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