If my 06 jetta 2.5 is in park and when I turn the key over it says it is in reverse, what could be the problem now?

Asked by Nov 17, 2013 at 06:27 PM about the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The key gets stuck in the ignition
now and I haven't had any problems
with the transmission it anything else.

1 Answer


Loose or broke shifter cable. Try moving shifter into park(sort of wiggle it) as you try to remove the key. Key will only come out with it in park. Make sure you are pushing down the brake pedal as you try to change gears.

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