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My key get stuck in acc position in ignition in 2004 chevy malibu. It won't move to all the way to the off no matter how many times i tried although I am able to start the car and and take the key out of th ignition. since the car is in acc mode, my battery will be dead next morning and had to ask my friend to jump it. It is very frustrating. Being a student, even do not have a lot of money to fix it unless it is cheap or some easy self to do tricks. I will appreciate any help

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More than likely it is the cable that goes from the switch(KEY) to the shifter. remove the console and disconnect the cable.
push the cable all the way in towards the switch.
you may have to unplug the cylinder that is in the console.(the wires on mine were cut by the previous owner).

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Try putting car in nuetral and trying to turn it back. Maybe its just not working correctly in park. Remember to put on the parking brake if it works

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