Why the ignition key is stuck to start and off and do not come out?


Asked by Feb 20, 2015 at 05:52 PM about the 2008 GMC Acadia SLT-1 FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 2008 GMC acadia battery drained had to jump start the key got stuck to on and start
and wont come out

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Happened to my '07 Acadia. After battery was replaced it released my keys from the ignition.

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Is there a way to turn the key to off position.... my key is stuck in the ignition....

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Key got stuck in the ignition for my car GMC acadia 2010, and overnight it also caused the battery drain. Solution: 1- There could be a problem for Parking gear, just switch the gear to N and press the + - several times on gear handle (Triptonic gear button) and then switch the gear back to P. 2- Open the battery cover which is under the passenger seat, clean both the terminal and reattached. I did the both and It worked for me, key came out of from the ignition.

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Car in lock mode replaced fuel pump and new battery still in lock mode

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