1996 e320 key won't come out if ignition just replaced ignition lock cylinder. I also think u have a battery drain somewhere. Also all four of my windows won't go up please help
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You may have a bad release cable running from the shifter to the ignition lock.
and do I find that under the shifter or under the car?
Does it go directly to the ignition lock
It goes directly to the ignition lock. It runs from the shifter (center console) to the ignition lock. If you remove the trim around the shifter you will see the cable. The shifter trim pops up.
Ok cool that is what I thought. Thank you so much
Do you have a picture of how it goes into the ignition lock please
It is hard to guess without having the car.
I would get the fuse chart and ensure you are checking the right fuse.
Once that has been verifed, the next step is a proper diagnostic.
You can take the car to Mercedes dealer or an auto mechianc that works on Mercedes Benz cars. They can scan the codes from the front SAM module and tell you if there is an issue.
It is possible that the SAM module is defective. It can be expnsive fix. It some cases you can install a used unit but you have to verify with the dealer if your SAM module needs coding of VIN.
Most likely the clock spring.
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Remove the door panel and feed 12 volts to the window regulator.
But that would be too much trouble in my opinion. Remove the SAM unit that got wet and see if you can dry the circuit board.
Reinstall it and see if it works.
If your windows and lights still don't work, you need to replace the SAM unit.
You can't install a used sam because it need to be "virgin" and you need to program to match the VIN of the car.