My key gets stuck in the ignition of my 2006 chevy malibu maxx (v6). Also is very difficult to put into gear after starting up. After I drive it I have to jiggle it, restart it, put it back in gear (several times) and turn the key to the on position & back off many, many times in order for it to get to the correct position to come out. It really only seems to do this when the weather is not really hot outside (not good seeing winter is upon us). Any ideas?
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Your ignition could be stuck. That happened to me on my 2002 Chevy Malibu with 150,000 miles on it. The ignition sometimes gets stuck and freezes up. You'll have to pull it out and put a new one in. You can use the new key or have it re keyed to fit your old keys.
i have the same problem!!! what i do is press eject i put the key in the cd slot and turn it sideways....and then a pair of tweezers easily fits in there and you can get it out. then to play a new one you have to put the cd in and press down on it with your ever so handy chevy key!!!
word of warning probley a little to late NEVER EVER jump start a car with todays newwer cars with all the electrical systems on newwer cars voltage spikes can cause alot of damage i assume you probley fryied either the ecm or bcm even if your able to disarm the alarm chances are good it still wont start u need to have it taken in and have it looked at
When you are about to put the key in the ignition.Only place it in a little.Then with some releasing oil spray directly into the ignition barrel then work the key in and out while spaying before turning.Hope this helps you.Good luck.
Put a voltmeter on the battery whilst cranking. Sometimes a marginal battery will have a big voltage drop that will cause the engine to crank but not start with the remote starter but it will start with the key. One attempt with the remote puts unburnt fuel in the engine that throws off the next attempt to start with the key.