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Ignition Key Stuck

My ignition key is stuck in my 1996 Isuzu Trooper. I can start the car and it goes all the way to the off position. It is just one small click from the lock position to free the key. Some folks are saying it is a Shifter Interlock Solenoid problem and some other folks are saying it is in the shifter. Do you have any ideas where the problem could be?

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  • summerconsul Sep 18, 2008

    I cannot get the key to come out of the ignition switch. The radio would not come on a day or so ago, and now I wonder if the problem is related.



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We had the same problem, with the same diagnosis. It turned out to be that the shifter was not fully forward in the park position!

The mechanics we called said it was the Shifter Interlock Solenoid as well (but an honest mech. actually solved the prob. - by pushing the shifter all the way forward - and didn't charge a dime).


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