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Key won't come out of the ignition.

I have a 05 Pontiac G6 and the key gets stuck in the ignition. I moved the shift lever back and forth several times and it finally came out. is there a sensor or an adjustment in the shift area, that causes this to happen?

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    my 05 g6 when you use the remote start, the key is hard to remove. However not when you start the car with the key.

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Yes, there is a shiftlock sensor, so you can only take the key out when in park.
Getting at it requires removal of the center console.
When you have it in park - give it a little tap forward before turning off the vehicle.

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