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Old 01-28-2006, 12:08 AM   #1
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Yeah well I found out at the beginning of the week that the key was stuck in the ignition ( I was 1.5 hours away and only got home tonight). I had a quick look at it, and to me it seems that the car is not locking in park properly for the shifter to click in place. I think it is just the cable that goes from the ignition to the floor shifter that is out of adjustment. I did read a couple of posts on here where it seemed that the shifter had moved up a bit, so I will try that first ( pushing down on the shifter). If not I will go at it from the center console and see what I can do from there.


Any other solution anyone can think of?? Basically right now, I had Renée leave the key in the ignition, lock the doors and put the alarm on. So right now there is only the ignition key in the car.
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that sounds like a cable mike- the 89 did that a few times, and other times you didn't even need the key to start her.
hows the frame holding up?
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I'm not even looking at the frame. Just drive it till it breaks. Hoping that 2006 will be a better year for us $$$ wise.
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Well I decided to try and push down on the shifter....nothing, but I did notice that the button came out a bit more. So I figured I would remove the t-bar shifter and see what is going on.

Once removed the key came out no problem. Ends up I just lubricated the shifter ( spring inside was sticking) and it shifts great now and key removes no problem.
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