My ignition switch is staying on

Asked by Dec 07, 2015 at 11:25 AM about the 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS

Question type: General

My ignition switch is staying on and
it's draining the battery  would a new
ignition switch help

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Can the key turn the ignition to ACC and ON? Is the problem you can't turn it back to OFF/LOCK? Try turning the steering wheel slightly, make sure the shift lever is fully in PARK. Then check under the dash for a cable that runs from the steering column, jostle it a bit and see if that frees the key.

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