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Key stuck in the ignition

My key gets stuck when in park gear, will not come out why does it do that?

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Just fixed that on my friend's car 2 hours ago (ford aspire). Try to stir the stiring wheel GENTLY to the right or left and GENTLY turn the key at the same time (you cam just simly activate the car). Most probably it will go out. You just activated the wheel lock.
Good luck!!!

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Have you tried putting your foot on the brake as some cars require this to release the key when in park

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There is a (silly) safety lock on the ignition to stop it starting in gear, or the key being removed if not in park, and a sensible safety lock on the gear shift to stop kids letting it roll down a hill. Try putting your foot firmly on the brake, press the park release button beside the gear shift, while pulling the shifter out of park and back into park.
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