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Why wont the ignition key turn to the off position

If I disconnect the battery, then I can turn the key to "off" and remove it. Could it be a fuse?

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Sometimes you have a solinoid in the barrel for unlocking the transmission or shifter and so on you might have a short to the solinoid leaving it on so you cant turn switch off or the oposite leaving it off could be no power or direct power to solonoid so check fuses and wires under dash is there a car starter installed this to could cause bad connections

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SOURCE: Key wont turn in ignition 2006 Corolla S

have tilt wheel? try unlocking tilt and moving it as you try to turn key..replace key and/or ignition switch if that doesnt work..if it does ..the linkage is damaged in steering column to switch at base

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SOURCE: Key will not release from ignition switch in 2004 Toyota Tacoma

if its an automatic there could be a switch that will only let you remover the key when the gear shift is in park this switch could be faulty hope this is of help. regards John

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SOURCE: Removal of 1998 toyota cressida ignition key cylinder.

This car has drillable shear pin screws on the bottom of the lock yoke you must drill these out.
then release the clip to the cylinder. you must get a new set of break-off shear pin head screws from the dealer to finish the job.

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SOURCE: the ignition key of my toyota 4 runner 1996, gets

You have a faulty "ignition key interlock" solenoid.

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SOURCE: key wont turn on ignition until battery has been

Check your ignition relay located in the fuse box under the hood.

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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How to remove the steering wheel for replacement


SIR DISABLE:
DRIVER SIDE
Many service procedures require the air bag system to be disabled to prevent accidental deployment. The air bag system can maintain sufficient voltage to cause deployment for up to 2 minutes after the ignition switch is turned off, the battery ground cable is disconnected or the DERM fuse is removed. If the inflator module is disconnected from the deployment loop by the following procedure, service can begin immediately without waiting for the 2 minute time period to elapse.
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  2. Turn ignition switch to Lock position and remove key.
  3. Remove air bag fuse from fuse block.
  4. Remove steering column filler panel.
  5. Remove Connector Position Assurance (CPA) and disconnect yellow two-way connector at base of steering column, Fig. 1.
PASSENGER SIDE
  1. Remove air bag fuse from fuse block.
SIR ENABLE:
Driver Side
  1. Turn ignition switch to LOCK and remove key.
  2. Connect yellow two-way connector and install connector position assurance (CPA).
  3. Install steering column filler panel.
  4. Insert air bag fuse into fuse block.
  5. Turn ignition switch to RUN and verify that the air bag warning lamp flashes seven times then turns off.
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  1. Turn ignition switch to LOCK and remove key.
  2. Insert air bag fuse into fuse block.
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How do i turn of the red imobaliser light. It is not on when key in the ignition only when removed


is lamp in the CLUSTER? (not on ours)
no other lights stuck on (warning?)
are you saying the IMMO lamp glows, key out of car>?
that is a relay stuck. (or bad ignition switch or short there)
what country, this is USA site, so no country and no engine stated.
means all answer are wrong. (guessing)

it has its own theft deterrent ECU. (has power all the time,)
and the Immobilizer to main PCM.
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    Remove the Ignition Switch
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable with a socket or box wrench. Pull the airbag fuse from the driver's side fuse panel using the fuse removal tool found on the panel. Disable the theft-lock system on the radio.

  2. Remove the instrument cluster by removing the bezel screws with a screwdriver and prying the bezel off with a prying tool or flathead screwdriver.

  3. Remove the two screws holding the ignition switch in place with a screwdriver.

  4. Push the ignition switch about one inch toward the front of the vehicle so that it will clear the mounting bracket. Lift the switch up and out from behind the instrument panel.

  5. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the ignition switch. Put the key in the ignition and turn it the Run position.

  6. Press the spring-loaded pin on the side of the ignition switch with a small screwdriver. Pull the lock cylinder out by the key.

  7. Install the New Ignition Switch
  8. Place the ignition key in the new ignition cylinder and push the cylinder into place in the ignition housing. Turn the key to the off position and remove it.

  9. Connect the electrical wires to the back of the ignition switch.

  10. Put the switch assembly in position in the cluster and install and tighten the two screws with a screwdriver.

  11. Install the instrument cluster bezel and attach the two screws with a screwdriver.

  12. Replace the airbag fuse in the driver's side fuse panel. Connect the negative battery cable with a wrench. Enter the code for the Theft-lock system into the radio.

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Disconnect the battery (negative cable). Let sit for a few minutes. When you reconnect the cable, turn the key to the off position, and remove the key. Then, reinsert the key, turn to the ON position and leave for 15-20 minutes. This will enable your Aztek to resync the Passkey 3 key on the ignition.

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I have done this procedure for my peugeot 307, but you can give it a try for your Pug expert and let me know if it works.
Disconnect the battery for 5 minutes then after connecting the battery perform the following steps
1. Turn the Ignition switch to the ON position using your key.
2. Press the LOCK button for 10 seconds. It will set your ECU in programming mode.
3. Remove the key and wait for 10 seconds.
4. Press the buttons on the key repetedly for operation (lock und unlock doors) to synchronise the key signals.
5. Again turn the ignition on and start the engine.
6. Turn the ignition OFF

If fails in step 4, then disconnect the battery and reconnect it and wait about 10 minutes to check the remote. Some new ecu units synchronises itselfs if you disconnect the battery while in programiing mode.

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211-05: Steering Column Switches 1999 Town Car Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Ignition Switch Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01 .
  1. Position the LH instrument panel insulator aside.
    1. Remove the pin-type retainers.
    1. Position the insulator.
  1. Remove the LH instrument panel insulator.
    1. Disconnect the courtesy lamp.
    1. Remove the insulator.
  1. Remove the lower instrument panel steering column opening cover.
    • Remove the screws.
    • Unhook the parking brake release handle and position aside.
    • Remove the cover.
  1. Remove the five bolts to remove the instrument panel steering column opening cover reinforcement.
  1. Disconnect the ignition switch electrical connector.
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REMOVAL

  1. On models equipped with airbag, disarm airbag as described under MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES/AIRBAG SYSTEM DISARMING.
  2. On all models, disconnect battery ground cable.
  3. Remove ignition switch as described under STARTING AND CHARGING SYSTEMS/COMPONENT REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR PROCEDURES/IGNITION SWITCH.
  4. Remove key light case from lock body, if equipped.
  5. On 1989 Accord models, place ignition lock cylinder in the ACC position.
  6. On except 1989 Accord, place ignition lock in the I position.
  7. On all models, position suitable punch into hole on lock cylinder housing and depress pin, then remove lock cylinder from housing.
INSTALLATION

  1. On 1989 Accord models, install ignition lock cylinder as follows:
    1. Place ignition lock cylinder in the LOCK position.
    2. Rotate key until it is almost at the ACC position, then insert lock cylinder until pin contacts housing.
    3. Rotate key to ACC position, then push pin in and insert lock cylinder into housing until pin clicks into place.
  1. On except 1989 Accord, install ignition lock cylinder as follows:
    1. Place ignition lock cylinder in the O position.
    2. Rotate key until it is almost at the I position, then insert lock cylinder until pin contacts housing.
    3. Rotate key to I position, then push pin in and insert lock cylinder into housing until pin clicks into place.
  1. Install ignition switch and connect battery ground cable.
SRS wire harness is routed near the ignition switch.

CAUTION:
  • All SRS electrical wiring harnesses are covered with yellow outer insulation.
  • Before disconnecting the SRS wire harness, install the short connector on the airbag.
  • Replace the entire affected SRS harness assembly if it has an open circuit or damaged wiring.
IGNITION SWITCH
  1. Remove the steering wheel, then remove the steering column covers.
  2. Disconnect the 7-P connector from the under-dash fuse box.
  3. Insert the key and turn it to "0."
  4. Remove the 2 screws and replace the base of the switch.

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