Q: Electrical problems, can't turn off the vehicle

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recently ive forgot to put my car in "park" and took the keys out , ive noticed i did that i put the keys back in the ignition put the car in park and tried to turn the car off , but now the engine wont turn off or the battery when i put the key in the ignition , it seems to be very loose no lock or click sounds . Ive tested to see if i can drive without the key in the car and i can .... ive finally got the car to turn off by checking my fuel manual and turning the car off that way , im afraid when i turn it back on to drive i will have to same problems ...what should i do ???

My car has 144000 miles.

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