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2005 Pontiac Aztek the ignition will not unlock I can remove key

I can not remove the key out of the ignition I have to work and work with the shifter to get it to release

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Under the steering colum there are holes in he plastic cover for screws to hole it together.. then there is a bigger hole.... stick a thin screw driver up the bigger hole and then turn back the ignition and take your key out

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Sounds like there is a problem somewhere in the linkage.

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