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1996 toyota 4 runner 4x4 6cl key gets stuck in ignition, how do I replace ignition starter switch?

I already replaced ignition key/tumbler but new key still gets stuck most of the time. It was recommend to me to replace the ignition starter switch? How do I replace this? Thank you!

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  • latzo81 Nov 29, 2008

    I replace ignition starter switch?

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

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  • sigfall03 Feb 28, 2009

    Key keeps getting stuck in the ignition. Cutting wheel helps sometimes but ive also had to take out the ignition switch. Think it might have something to do park/neutral safety switch. Not to clear on where to locate. Please help

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    the key on my toyota 1996 4 runner gets stuck in the ignition switch

  • Marc Beckham Apr 28, 2013

    If it's an automatic the problem is probbably that your Shift Lock Cable is out of adjustment. Here is a couple of pics that explan how to adjust the cable on a Honda. but gives you the basic idea.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    my pathfinder 208 key stuck in ignition switch not coming out


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If you want a more specific description on how to adjust the Shift Lock Cable on your 4Runner, just do a Google search for (how to adjust the Shift Lock Cable on a 1996 Toyota 4Runner)

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Just a thought , if the gear stick is not in park the key cannot be removed from the ignition I found out when I left the car in nuetral .

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