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Ignition won't turn, can't get car out of gear (manual)

I can insert the key but can not turn the ignition and can not take the manaul transmission out of reverse. Also, the bell keeps beeping when I open the door even though the key is removed and nothing is on.

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  • jsjsmoretti Jan 10, 2009

    where is the fuse panel

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Car keeps beeping even though key is out of ignition.

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Try spraying a small amount of lubricant into the ignition cylinder then putting the key in and giving it a little jiggle. Also make sure the key is not bent at all before putting in ignition. The only real fix is to replace the cylinder but often times they are usable long after they start to stick.

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The shift interlock fuse may be blown. check your fuse panel.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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