Key won't turn

I own a 99 mercedes e430 my key remote will not turn ignition and the steering isn't locked u can turn it both directions freely also the drivers side brake light keeps blowing what could be the problem any suggestions how to fix it

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bmtroubleu made a comment.
1 year 6 months ago

You have two issues going on here.

The key tumbler / ignition lock is defective.

The problem with the brake light keeps blowing is due to a short. Open up the trunk lid and inspect both brake lights. The sockets are too close to the body metal that can cause shorts.

Hope this helps!

 
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Shawnee Wells Tucker made a comment.
1 year 6 months ago

I've looked up parts n pricing seems some pieces are separate that make up the whole part what all will I need to.fix this problem

 

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