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Chevrolet Monte Carlo Ignition Key Stuck Due to Failed Shifter

 
Chevrolet Monte Carlo Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006

Average Mileage: 134,333 mi (102,000 mi - 181,000 mi)

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The automatic transmission shifter may fail, or a wire may break near the shifter causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.

  • Visitor, , 120,000 mi

    key stuck in ignition and shifter is stuck in park monte carlo 2006

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  • Visitor, , 181,000 mi

    key turns and car starts but shifter is stuck in park. havent taken it in to shop yet. no money but wd 40 seems to be working for now. what could be the problem?

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  • Visitor, , 102,000 mi

    I had the same issue where the key was stuck and I could not get the car out of park. They were able to repair the wires in the shifter for about $275. Had they not been able to repair them, it would have cost me $1,000 for a brand new set of wires. I am now having an issue where I can't push in the shifter knob to get it out of park. Back to the shop I go.

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  • Visitor, , 159,000 mi

    key stuck in ignition

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