Having problems with your 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee ?
I have to wiggle gear shift to turn key back and remove from ignition
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I have to wiggle gear shift to turn key back and remove from ignition
... 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee
I have a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am Gt Sedan and when I try to turn the key it won't turn. I tried turning the steering wheel, Moving the gear shift and turning it at the same time and it still won't turn. But when I pushed the switch on the gear shift so many times and try to hear the sound, it worked. I can start the engine. But when I take out the key and put it back on, the key won't get turn again. Is there something else i can do or do i need a new ignition. Your help is highly appreciated, thx
How do I adjust the shifter because that is were the problem is. ... 2003 Pontiac Grand Am
I just went outside to crank my car to leave but when i turned the ignition over my car wouldnt start. The lights,radio and everything else is working fine except for some crazy things that popped up on my cd player face. I heard like a humming sound followed by like a popping or cracking sound. When i tried to remove my key from the ignition it wouldnt turn back for me to get it out. It was stuck for a min but after wiggling it for a second it turned on back so that I could remove it.
It sounds like the car is still in gear make sure it is set all the way to park, this will give you the same problems. If this does not help repost. ... 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix
I went out and started my vehicle acted like battery was dead. Realized the vehicle was out of gear (it is a automatic) placed vehicle in park tried to start. It over turned however would not stop turning over. I removed the key still cranking over. I had to remove the battery terminal. When you place terminal back on it starts to crank again without key(I had starter and silinoid checked, no problems) with the starter removed for testing I checked ignition. It turns all power on (fan starts to
I think the only possible solution is that at the back end of the steering lock is the ignition switch itself ,it has two screws that hold it on and this switch is the problem ,the contacts inside have collapsed or broke loose so its shorting inside ... Ford Escort
We have a 1989 toyota camry the key will not turn to start the car. It has a button on top of the stering column to release the key when you turn the car off and normally when you put the key in you have to push that button to get it back out. This time you can pull the key out without pushing that button, but it will not turn the ignition. The steering column is locked. We have used the override on the shift to put the car in neutral and still will not start. Would removing the release button f
... 1989 Toyota Camry
2001 vw passat v6 2.8l transmission problem. After changing the alternator on a cold rainy day outside the transmission problem started. Off I remove the radiator and lost about half quart of transmission fluid. I place everything back together like it was. Fix sliding shift box dunring that fix I move the shift back and fork few time in order to place the slider on the shift with key turned on. Start the car all gears are selected red. Didn't know what it was I try shifting From P to R the ca
... 2001 Volkswagen Passat
I have a 2008 Dodge Charger rt ikey fob won't turn ignition seems like the key doesn't fit so got the other key fob same thing. Wheel turns but theres a red light on the dash by the fuel gage I never noticed. Lights work never had any problems before this and tried wiggling and gear shift and wheel turns nothing works! Help I'm stranded
... 2009 Suzuki SX4 2.0
I have a 2003 H2 that is having a problem blowing fueses for the transmission interlock and not alowing me to turn the ignition switch off. acts the same as it the tranmission is in gear and you try to turn it off it wont let the key turn back far enough to pull it out it also seems that it is not shifting gears very well it is an automatic and the check engine light is on
Sounds like neutral safety switch is shorted or jammed. RE: check engine light, stop by any good parts store like Autozone, Advance, etc.. and have them do an OBII scan (fault scan) that'll point you in right direction for finding defective parts. Wh ... 2003 Hummer H2
My 2005 Nissan Altima won't start in a normal manner. It's auto trans, 175K km (109K miles) When I turn the key it turns over but does not start. When the key is in the ignition and it's in "Park", I hear a click sound coming from the gear shifter when I wiggle the gear shifter side to side. I can sometimes get it to start when I wiggle the gear shifter and hear the click click sound and turn the key at the same time. I have the most success starting it if I turn the key and push the gear
So you answered your own question\015\012Check out the neutral safety sw (wiggle shifter, starts) or trans selector sw,whichever applies ... Nissan Altima
'98 GMC Jimmy will not go all the way in park therefore I cant turn the ignition all the way off and take the key out. When it does this, I have to hit the gear shift until I hear a click, then it allows me to turn it off and remove the key. Please help. Thanks
Check linkage on tranni and see that it's tight and not worn ... 1998 GMC Jimmy
Key stuck in ignition, it turns back half way and my battery is draining , it is in park completely, i have shifted in and out of park, i have tried rocking the car back while trying to remove key, it is almost like something isnt lining up. I dont have money to get car fixed please help
Try putting the vehicle in park and with the use of a small file run it up along side the key and pull the remaining key outotherwise they sell a file torch-tip cleaning tool with various sized files and brushes these will help you a litt ... 2004 Pontiac Aztek
Ignition When I put the car in park and try to take the key out of the ignition, it won't turn back all the way to let me take it out even though the gear is in park. Then if I turn it back hard enough, it will turn and I can take the key out. When I go to turn if back on, it won't move but after struggling with it, if I turn it back hard enough, it sort of springs forward or unlocks and then I can turn it. Is this something I can fix myself?
Yhe Ing. LOCK itself is Bad, And Yes With the Proper Manual You Should be Able to. ... 2001 Pontiac Firebird
94 Saturn...Stopped the car and ignition key stuck at ''ACC''. Will not turn to ''Off'' or ''start'' and will not come out of switch. Steering wheel does not lock and gear shift can be moved. How do I extract the key and get back to normal?
Unfortunately this model of saturn is known for this problem. Try tapping the head of the key lightly with a small hammer and then while shaking the wheel back and forth try to turn the key. The only known permanent fix is key cylinder repalacement. ... 1993 Saturn SL2
Ignition last night started the truck and drove normally, gone about 10 mins. got home key would not turn off, had to disconnect battery cable. now this morning it will not go in gear, I shift to drive and nothing, but when i put it back in park, i hear and gear grind. any help please.
... 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
I have a 95 Honda civic and I was driving on the freeway went to get off and right when I was down shifting it wouldn't move out of neutral even though the stick was in the second gear position. So I pulled over turned the car off and when I turned it back on as soon as I let go of the key it would stall. So I had it towed home, I replaced the ignition switch, distributor cap, spark plugs, fuel filter, I checked all the fuses in the car and under the hood and I replaced the main relay, now the b
To clarify something you said, the accessories should go off when the key switch is in the start position. Are you getting power to the coil and the computer when the key switch is on and in start ? ... Cars & Trucks
This was an intermitten problem until yesterday. When you turn the key to start the van everything goes dead. Sometimes when i would place the gear shift in neutral all power would come back and the van would start. now everthing is dead. The battery is fully charged and in good shape. When i pull the key out of the ignition one of the relays in the fuse box vibrates. Any ideas?
Sounds like a ground problem start with your battery. Check cables clean them anyway. If to much corrosion in cable itself replace. Check all grounds broken wires. When you move the shifter check for anything rubbing against it causing the system to ... 1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager
Cannot remove key from ignition when turned off. It sticks. It takes repeated attempts , turning car back on and playing with the stick shift.
... 2001 Chevrolet Cobalt
1997 Chevy Blazer. The ignition will not turn off always or allow me to remove the key for several tries up to an hour. Pretty aggravating. I have other issues & have read that they could all be part of my ignition switch issues. Service engine soon light is on, radio only plays every 3rd or 4th time I drive it even though it is lit up. Hard shifting between 1st & 2nd gear especially at lights or on inclines. A/C froze me out for 1500+ mile drive home after I bought it & couple days later it is
... 1997 Chevrolet Blazer
The ignition wont turn back in the off position all the way,so the gear indictator light stays on. i cant pull the key out and to start it u dont need a key now whick is because for some reason it wont turn the ignition all the way off.i can not turn the ignition back at all way for accesorys.
Push in turn back all the way. You may have a lever u have to push or its not in gear all the way as in park. ... Chevrolet S 10
I have a 1996 Honda Civic LX automatic. I put the car into park and the gear shift locked into park, tried to take the key out of the ignition but it is locked in place somehow and cant get it out. I can turn the car off but can't get the key out. At the same time, the Gear shifter is now stuck, seems to be locked into position and the button won't depress so i can take it out of park. So, both the gear is stuck and my ingnition key is stuck inside the ignition. Car can turn on and runs. I
... 1996 Honda Civic
Starter/solenoid/ignition bypass? As I was parking my grand marq the ignition went kaput... I turned the key to the off position and removes the key, the car remained in accessory mode even with the key removed. Now I can re insert the key and turn it but it seems to spin freely and doesn't register when I turn to the start, it remains in accessory mode... Since I dont want a dead battery I removed the negative terminal from the battery. Way back when I used to do aftermarket work on cars, b
I think what your co-worker is doing by touching the solenoid while the car is on is quite dangerous especially when it is running. I understand the need to avoid putting off the car but you will just have to get your own ... 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis
Went to start my 2007 Jetta, and key went into ignition, but car won't start, and key will not turn back to the insert position, so I can't remove it. On advice of my brother, I removed + cable from battery, and was able to remove key, but now I'm stranded. Had opposite problem 2 weeks ago, where key would not go into ignition, and local VW dealership replaced ignition, and it worked fine, till this latest problem.
... Volkswagen Jetta
Our 2002 Bravada's key is stuck in the ignition and will not turn on. The care acts dead but the battery is good. The car will not shift, nothing happens when we put on the brake and try to turn the key, and we've tried wiggling, tried to shift into neutral, and checked the main Engine fuse. What can we do? Alsol will the key remaining in the ignition drain the battery?
... 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada
A key, without a chip, was cut to open the door of my 2002 Honda Odyssey. Unfortunately, someone tried to start the van with the same key. It is now stuck in the ignition and I can not pull it out. The ignition will not turn to 0 it will only turn to I. The van will start if the old key is held to the key in the ignition but the light for the gear shifter will not go off, the P stays lit. Do you know if the key can be removed and if so, how?
... 2002 Honda Odyssey
Chevy Cobalt 2008 - Key will turn in ignition but doesnt start the engine. I cannot remove the key, nor turn the stearing wheel or change gears from park to nuetral. The lights on my car were all on, my battery was NOT dead prior to this happening. The battery died because my key is stuck in ignition. When I would turn the key to start the engine, the display would show a car with a lock and the transmission light. It would aslo make an odd clicking noise. Similar noise as the blinker
... 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt