2005 Chevrolet Aveo Q&A

2005 Chevrolet Aveo Question: Key Stuck

My key is stuck in ignition and I cannot take it out, please advise on problem or a possible solution. Thxs. Pisstoffdog54 -
Answer 1
I found this on http://repairpal.com/chevrolet-aveo-2005 then click on Common Problems The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder. Sounds like a common failure on these aveo's call the dealer and see if they have a revised shifter assy available. -
Answer 2
A temporary fix is to pull out the fuse for the radio, its a common problem with the btis. In order for you to get the car out of park you may also have to use the shift lock -
Answer 3
You can remove the key by pushing shifter all the way to the left and turning the key at the same time, it will release. This problem is caused by a bad solenoid in the shifter assembly and is covered under the powertrain warranty. -
Answer 4
it just happened to my car. It happened to be the solenoid. -
Answer 5
gear shift problem. Take it to the dealer immediately or have it towed. It will cost you $300 or so to have that replaced. -
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