why wont my key come out of the ignition like its locked


Asked by Jan 29, 2014 at 02:24 AM about the 2008 Chevrolet Impala LT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the car starts but i cant take the key out because it doesnt turn back all the way

4 Answers


Make sure its in park. Wiggle shifter while trying to remove key.

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFco-bP0wI4 --- check this out. Common problem on these cars.

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v64eNMZQ1g --- here is another one.

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I got a 2013 Impala LTZ. Almost 36k miles never a problem till to today. Key stuck, will start and turn off but not back enuff to turn off battery power or pull out key. Problem is shifter is in park but the trans did not fully engage to park. Give the car a good push while running in park. Itll go about two feet give or take and engage the gear. Turn car off and key comes right out.

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