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Keys stuck in the ignition

Ok the car will run and it still drives fine, but when the car is in park and I'm ready to get out the ignition cylinder wont turn to the off position and the keys won't come out. I have tried everything from lightly turning it, took the leads off the battery and cursing.... need help!

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Try spraying some Wd40 into key hole and see if that works. If not the only other alternative is grab it with a vise grip and try to yank it out.. IT MAY BREAK and leave you the only alternative to replace the ignition cylinder with a new one with new keys. If purchased from the dealer can be made to work with the original keys

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