Q: Q: Ignition

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Long story short I lost my keys and had to brake my steering wheel lock to have my dad tow me home. What I need to know, what is the button above the ignition that you have to push that allows you to turn the key from accessories to lock called it broke in the process and I also was wonder what I have to buy to get a new one. I need a new ignition cylinder i know that much but have no idea what I need or what that button mechanism is called
My car has a manual transmission.

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