Question about 1987 Chevrolet Sprint
When I try to turn the car off and take the key out of the ignition tumbler the car still runs.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
leave the key on for about 5 to10 min then try to start. Are reset to computer by leaving the key on for 10 min and try to start the vehical.Do this procese 3 time then it shold reset
Posted on Feb 12, 2009
SOURCE: ignition tumbler locked up
try a spare key, or push key into lock while turning
it is the tip [pointy end] of the key that releases the switch tumbler lock allowing it to turn. keys & switches wear out, a 'heavy' key ring especially wears the switch.
Posted on Oct 17, 2009
try playing with shifter. move from park to low rapidly and push to park with some force. try this a few times. the shifter sends a signal to a lock actuator to allow your ignition to release key. if that doesnt work remove your steering wheel lower cover. usually acces 2-3 screws from underneath cover. u will see what looks like a gold pushbutton located near lock cylinder u may be able to get key released by manually actuating that solenoid
Posted on Nov 19, 2009
I agree with the solution regarding the fuse. However, just wanted to make a slight correction regarding which fuse within my instructions for resolution:
- On the driver's side door near the hinges locate the fuse box (its black).
- Take the fuse box top off of it
- On the fuse box top, there is a legend that identifies each fuse. Correleate the one that says "Radio/Clock" (not Clock/Radio).
- pull that one out with a needle nose pliers or preferably a fuse remover tool. If not available, drive to nearest automotive/gas station or ask a neighbor for those tools.
- pull out "Radio/Clock" fuse (it is the second fuse from the top left column in the yellow background fuse area)
- Once fuse is removed, start the car then turn car off to take key out as normal. DONE! :)
Posted on Apr 02, 2010
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