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My duaghters 1999 saab 93 ignition key no longer returns to

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My duaghters 1999 saab 93 ignition key no longer returns to the first position. It seems like the spring is broken.
JA: Any trouble turning the key in the ignition? Do you have a key fob?
Customer: It starts fine by you have to move it from the start position back to the on position manually.
JA: What is the model of your '99 Saab?
Customer: 93
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I don't know if the spring is in the cylinder or in the ignition switch itself?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Saab
Expert:  Technicaldan replied 1 year ago.

The spring will be in the ignition switch, the cylinder should rotate freely and allow the switch to define the position.

Would you like any further info?