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1996 honda accord new key will not turn the ign switch to lock position and will not come out of the switch.

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New keys are normally sharp on the edges and tend to jam the tumbler pins. keep going until the key comes out. may be a squirt of WD 40---crc may help release the pins . When you get the key out puff graphite powder into the key slot ---remove the sharp edges with a nail board and push the key in a few times to lubricate the pins.

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Are you sure you have the gear in park so that ignition knows to lock and release key???,

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SOURCE: Locks on 2003 Honda Accord

more than likely you have a bad lock actuator in one of the doors usually the drivers door

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SOURCE: Can't remove key from ignition for '00 honda accord @ park positi

push key in turn on and off push key in work switch off and on .if dont release you probably going to have to take out the ignition switch. make sure your car is all the way in park.

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All you need to do is push the Shifter in harder into park and the key will come right out.. I had this problem once too.. The car just doesn't know it's in park because you didn't push it in far enough. 

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It should be your brake light switch. There is a little plate welded to the arm of the pedal that has a hole with a rubber stopper. The rubber stopper is most likely missing, or damaged. You should be able to take a flashlight and see the plate and the switch. If the hole is plugged up, you will need the brake light switch, if not, replace the plug.

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SOURCE: 2003 honda accord - starter does not make a sound

If the head lights and accessories work, your main fuse is good. Make sure your gear selector is all the way in the park park position. The gear indicator light should be illuminated. if the light doesn't illuminate in Park, but illuminates in the other gear positions the shift cable is out of adjustment. adjust the cable and recheck.
The next step would be to test the starter. Do this by first turning the ignition switch off. To be safe take the key out of the ignition. Unplug the small wire at the starter solenoid and take a jumper wire connected to the starter solenoid and touch it to the positive side of the battery (The battery should be connected to the vehicle).
-If the starter still doesn't operate. The starter is faulty and should be replaced.
-If the starter operates (spins), you have a starter circuit wiring issue. You'll have to do a series of pinpoint test to determine the fault. It could be a faulty ignition switch, starter cut relay, clutch pedal switch for manual trans. or a gear selector switch for an auto trans. or an open in the wiring harness to the starter. -hope this helps.

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