97' 328i ignition switch stuck on while key is out!
You need to remove the ignition switch inorder to gain access to reset your cylinder key back to the off position.
Item needs to be worked with batt neg terminal disconnected.
-remove drivers under panel (3 screws and disconect chime horn)
-remove one screw under the steering column
-remove red wax that locks in set screws (2 positions)
-remove set screws with flat tip screwdriver (2ea.)
-pull red ignition switch away from column
-turn ignition switch counter-clockwise to its stop
-turn the cylinder key (that attaches to ignition switch) clockwise (will reset to off position by popping in)
then reassemble everything and you saved some money!