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I have a hard time getting my key out of the

I have a hard time getting my key out of the ignition

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My wife has also had trouble with this and what we did was pop the small little cover off of the steering column (bottom right side if you are sitting in the car) and there is a small white button inside which is a manual release for the key. There apparently is an issue with a contact not making well in the gearshift which prevents that solenoid from energizing, thus allowing the key to be removed.

Posted on Jul 22, 2010

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