2000, E46, 318ise, ignition, not working

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  1. 2000, E46, 318ise, ignition, not working 
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    can anyone help sometimes when i go to start the car the ignition does not start on the 3rd stage of the barrel but if turned slowly on the 1st and 2nd then pull the key out slightly it starts! the ignition switch has been changed so could it be the barell or wiring fault? any idea`s
     
     

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    The ignition barrels are known to go wrong on the e36, so it could well be yours has gone on your e46

    Does it ever do a full circle then catch?
     
     

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