2001 Pontiac Aztek Q&A
2001 Pontiac Aztek Question: key stuck in ignition ?
Key stuck in ignition.,everything else works. Have to disconnet battery when parked. Have I blown a fuse?? - Visitor
There is 2 small holes on column by the ignition, pull the rubber but off it just pushes in. take a pencil and put it in the hole closes to the key. You will feel a something click. when you do it will release your key. the part is called a tiger paw it is a dealer only part it cost $50. - Visitor
shifter assembly needs to be replaced it happen to me cost $500 - Visitor
If you remove the cup holders and look closely at the front of the shifter, there is a group of wire there that are always being yanked on every time the car goes into drive, park etc. I had the same problem and simply had to re attach the wire that was severed. I believe that it was just a small purple wire that broke. When re attached you are now able to remove your key and turn your ignition off regularly. - Aztekian
1996 Ford Fusion. 99,000 miles. Key was stuck in ignition. Everything worked, except key could not be removed from ignition. I pushed in silver button on shifter knob with my thumb and quickly slid thumb off button. Snapped button so to speak. I did this 3 times, and was able to remove key. I inserted and removed key several times afterward. It works for now. Not sure if this is permanent fix, but it worked!! Seems like something needs lubrication. Much cheaper than $400-$500 to replace ignition or whatever needs to be replaced. Praise the Lord! - yardlyvass
Was able to get key out. What should I look at next?
My key is stuck in the ignition and has been for at least 2 years. The key does not turn all the way back toward me so it doesnt release. I have to plug and unplug the battery when I'm done driving...
The key got stuck in the ignition about 6 months ago, so I thought it was alternator or battery bad due to having my key stick when these items had to be replaced recently but they were still good....
strang that it just started today with no reason. How much does it cost to be fixed by a professional?
I have replaced key ignition switch checked the starter. All the electical power work