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Ignition problem

Long story short, I got in my truck to move it, turned on the ignition, realized I forgot something in the house, turned the key back to take it out and now the key spins freely. The ignition is stuck on. Anyone have this problem before? If so, how did you fix it?

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It's blocking the driveway and I need to move it tonight

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Replace the key cylinder. Thats the only way

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Replace the key cylinder. Thats the only way
So, I assume you're saying that the key cylinder is toast

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Is it spinning totally around with the key in it?

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Is it spinning totally around with the key in it?
It doesn't spin all the way around, just spins freely between "start" and "accessory" while the key is in it. Won't spin with the key out

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Yup cylinder is bad

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Yup cylinder is bad
Do you know how big of a PITA it is to change? I took the bottom cover off the column but still don't understand how to get it out...

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