I can't turn off the truck with the key, i put the key in but its stuck on ON i try to turn it back to turn off but wont let me turn off. So i turn truck off by unpluging battery and alternater and with battery unpluged i can also turn truck off by turning key to restart while it still runing and igntion switch still stuck on ACC.......somone answer me
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I had the same problem with my 2001 malibu. I found that there is a cable that goes from the key switch to the shifter. and I disconnected the cable at the shifter, and I no longer have the key getting stuck on acc. you may need to push the cable (inner part) towards the switch.
if you pull the cable out just a little you won't be able to get the key to go all the way to the OFF position.
also there is a cylinder as you can see in the pictures, mine has had the wires cut( by the previous owner) you may need to unplug yours. I'm not sure. before you put the console back together try to start the car and put it in gear.
there is a slot next to the gear shifter that you can put a key into and push down that will release the lock on the the shifter...
if its a truck and your putting the key in the ignition and turning it on, or at the very least to the acc position and it wint shift, apply the brake and then try, if it still wont move your most likley going to have an ignition lock malfunction... the cylinder that your key slides into and turn, to turn the car on has an unlocking piece that allows it to unlock only then the key is in..... try those and let me know....
hope this helps
try wd40 and shaking the key, what happens is one of the tumblers get stuck and wont let the key turn if that dosnt work let me know worst case you will have to replace the ignition its about $35 to $40 and a few hours.