The ignition key may become stuck in the ignition lock, possibly associated with a binding shifter bezel. Our technicians tell us that if the shifter knob is sticking or the shifter bezel is binding the affected part should be replaced.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Lincoln MKZ Key Stuck in Ignition Lock Cylinder
Lincoln MKZ Problem
Average Mileage: 66,466 mi (30,000 mi - 137,000 mi)
Visitor, 2007 Lincoln MKZ, 30,000 mi
Key stuck in ignition, the trans shifter works fine, car starts fine, just can't remove key!
Visitor, 2007 Lincoln MKZ, 55,000 mi
key stuck in ignition, no advance warning just parked and wouldn't come out. The cost to fix $735, how crazy is that? Shouldn't happen on a vehicle with this low milage
key stuck in ignition, only comes out when disconnect battery cables,taking to dealer next week
Visitor, 2007 Lincoln MKZ, 40,000 mi
Key won't come out of ignition
Visitor, 2007 Lincoln MKZ, 45,000 mi
KEY STUCK IN IGNITION
Visitor, 2007 Lincoln MKZ, 65,000 mi
Shifter sticking in park, key stuck in ignition.
key wont come out, steering wheel and shifter not locked.. sounds like the shift button is stuck.. like report number 1
Visitor, 2007 Lincoln MKZ, 43,436 mi
Could not remove key from ignition. After calling dealer to see what could be the problem (with no call back). I pried the chrome oval around the shifter and removed the small broken pieces that were left inside (tabs). Never had problem again!
Visitor, 2008 Lincoln MKZ, 90,000 mi
key stuck in ignition -tries moving steering wheel - in and out of gears,will not come out!
Visitor, 2007 Lincoln MKZ, 113,000 mi
Key stuck in the ignition, unable to remove key. Have to take it to the dealership.