Q: Thieves ripped out ignition

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My car was recently stolen and recovered. The thieves ripped out the ignition and used up all the gas.

The steering column may need to be replaced, if damaged too badly. I recommend having a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, run an inspection, and replace the steering column, if deemed necessary.

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