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Igniton key is stuck in switch and won't turn off

The key won't turn to to the off / remove position. It runs the battery down. Also the transmission shifter won't lock into position. It moves from Park to Low without stopping. The doors locks will open in Park position, but the key won't turn off or come out. The vehicle is a 2005 GMC Envoy SLT with apporximately 60,000. First time any problem with no problems until now.

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Had/have same problem.....charge battery.... if aftermarket alarm,, turn off....(lock unlock with key fob) then should work.

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SOUND LIKE PROBLEM IN THE SHIFT LOCK CONTROL SOLENOID.BUT FIRST CHECK BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH AND FUSE.AND IF YOUR BATTERY WEAK DONT HAVE AT LEAST 12.5 VOLTS.WHEN YOU DEPRESS BRAKE PEDAL NO POWER TO PARK LOCK SOLENOID.IT WONT ALLOW YOU TO REMOVE KEY FROM SWITCH.PRESS BRAKE PEDAL TO SEE IF BRAKE LIGHTS WORK.IF NO.IF FUSE GOOD SWITCH IS BAD.BUT YOUR BATTERY HAS TO 12.5 VOLTS.IF BATTERY VOLTS GOOD AND BRAKE LIGHTS SWITCH AND FUSE GOOD AND THE PARK LOCK CONTROL SOLENOID FUSE IS GOOD.THE PARK LOCK CONTROL SOLENOID BAD.YOU COULD ALSO HAVE A FAULTY KEYLOCK CYLINDER.

Posted on May 16, 2010

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Check the shift cable to the shifter to the transmission,and the shifter could be malfunctioning.

Posted on May 16, 2010

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