The Ignition Key May Become Stuck in the Ignition Lock Cylinder on Mitsubishi Mirage

The key may become stuck in the ignition as a result of a failed ignition lock cylinder. Replacement of the lock cylinder should correct this condition.

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Average mileage: 115,500 (51,000–180,000)
3 model years affected: 1993, 1995, 1998
3 people reported this problem
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problem details
1998 Mitsubishi Mirage 180,000 mi,
Key stuck, will not come out, but car will start. Have to disconnect battery overnight and while at work/school. Also, car cuts off when at a stop.
1993 Mitsubishi Mirage 51,000 mi,
A metal tab (which I believe to be a part of the ignition lock cylinder) broke off and fell into the lock slider which is connected to the key interlock cable.