Q: Ignition sticking.

asked by on January 14, 2016

The ignition in my vehicle is stuck.

The key lock solenoid in the grounded shifter will cause the key to stick in the ignition. Most common cause is that the car is not all the way in park. There is a round piece near the base of the shift lever that gets stuck and it needs to be moved up and meet the cushioned portion of the gear shifter. This is where the key lock solenoid make a ground for the switch in the steering column. If that piece is raise up and meets the cushioning portion of the shift lever then you may need to replace your key lock assembly in the steering column. I would recommend having a technician come out and troubleshoot the problem if that lever is in the right position.

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