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My shifter is stuck in 1st geeer and my key is stuck and my car w

My key is stuck in between acc and off it wont shut off and it wont shift outta first geer but the shifter thing moves but not out of first geer and it wont go in to park it only gose up to reverse i had to diss conecct the battery so that the battery wouldnt die can anyone please help me im a gurl who knos nothing about cars

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  • mandyjo1990 Feb 05, 2009

    do i have to hook the battery back up

  • mandyjo1990 Feb 05, 2009

    oh okay will it fix my geer shft thingy too it moves but its stuck in first and it only gose up to reverse lol im not very good with these things and thank you for all your help

  • mandyjo1990 Feb 06, 2009

    were is the gear linkeage

  • mandyjo1990 Feb 08, 2009

    my 1998 oldsmoblie intriegue is stuck in 1st geer and wont go in to park what do i do

  • Jerry Koski
    Jerry Koski May 11, 2010

    Yes hook it back up and try to move the steering wheel also along with the gear shift then try the key they are all hooked to gether on that lock device for your key. Jerry

  • Jerry Koski
    Jerry Koski May 11, 2010

    someone is going to have to check out your linkage on that shifter to see if it is out of adjustment .sounds like that is the problem because it is also hooked to the key start. along with the locking steering wheel .. sometimes you can move the steering wheel and the shifter at the same time and get the key to turn off. Jerry

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The ignition switch is a problem for gm cars of that year , do you have alot of keys or baubles on you keychain , that can accelerate the wear on the ignition switch.

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