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Old 09-24-2012, 05:16 PM
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Spinning key/car wouldn't turnoff

My 96 740il had the spinning key but would turn on and off uptil now. Today it would not turn off. Had to pull the fuel pump fuse to turn it off. The electrical stays lit up even with key out so I disconnected the battery.
Is there a fix?
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Old 09-27-2012, 06:54 AM
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Originally Posted by GeorgeJ3 View Post
Is there a fix?
Does the E39 fix from the bestlinks also work for the E38?

- What to do if your steering wheel & key cylinder locks in place (1) (2) & signs of a failing ignition switch (1) or ring antenna (1) & the BMW TIS for when the ignition switch spins but does not engage (1) & rebuilding a failed ignition switch (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
Please read the suggested threads and add value, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person stands on your shoulders.
See also: E39 Bestlinks & How to easily find what you need
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