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MY CAR ENGINE TURNS ON BUT THE KEY IS STUCK IN THE IGNITION AND THE GEAR SHIFTER IS STUCK IN PARK

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Underneath the hood follow the linkage coming through the firewall to a cotter keyed rod, take cotter key out, move linkage until the above column shows it is in "N" re install the cotter key in this new position, the key should be loose enough to remove now...Check for worn key lobes, and have a new key recut with computer chip, they ARE expensive...

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