key stuck in ignition on 1997 Honda CR-V

my car wont release the key what can i do???

by in Glendale, CA on April 17, 2010
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4 answers
ANSWER by , December 27, 2010
i also have the same problem before. what i did was to check on the shifting lever. it might be that the shifting cam is worn-out and prevent the shifting lever to rest on the right position.
ANSWER by , April 17, 2010
Try jiggling the steering wheel a bit, if that doesn't help then you need to take your Honda to a shop here are some suggestions http://repairpal.com/directory?address=91204&car_brand_names=Honda
ANSWER by , August 12, 2010
Try pushing on the shift lock release. Also check if something is stuck at the base of the shifter next to the ignition, one time there was a hair tie stuck in mine. A few months later my crv was stuck in gear again and the problem ended up being the shift linkage. I had to replace it. You can shift it into park from under the car where the cable goes into the tranny.
ANSWER by , September 29, 2010
try stepping down on the brake and turning the wheel. That usually works for me