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2009 chevy hhr 2.2l keys on ignition but won't turn car off and keys won't come out

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There is a service bulletin for this from G.M.If you have less than 36k miles it is covered under warranty.The warranty on your vehicle is a 3 year 36k miles bumper to bumper warranty.The powertrain is 5 years 50k miles.Your ignition cylinder would not be powertrain.Powertrain is considered your engine and transmission.I will give you the bulletin number and the part number.This is for replacement of the ignition cylinder.The bulletin number is 09-02-35-005c.The part number is 20869121.These are G.M.numbers so they are only good at a G.M.dealership.If you have a dealership that you regularly go to.You should take it there and have them fix this.Let me know if you have anymore questions.Good luck.

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You may want to try pushing fordward harder into the park position while turning the key to the off position. The locking cable may need adjustment. If this does not work, try turning the collar just behind the keyswitch counter clockwise while trying to remove the key.Thanks, Dana

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replace the floor shifter. there is a switch on the shifter that allows the key to move. gm has had alot of problems with these shifters.

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pull the negative battery cable off.

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