Why won't my engine switch off?

Asked by Jul 28, 2014 at 12:25 AM about the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Help now!  Can't get my car to switch off.  Can't get the keys out.  Car will not turn off!  
Help me!

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be sure the vehicle is completely in park. The key tumbler assembly may be damaged for some reason...perhaps someone attempted to steal the vehicle.

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Sometimes too u have the front wheels straight,including steering wheel. It's happened to me,and it's pretty flustrating at the time, and then embarrassment sets in. Good Luck

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