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#2382992 - 10/06/17 01:14 PM Key stuck in ignition in key on position
1mean340 Offline
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Registered: 10/09/08
Posts: 317
Loc: Suffolk County, New York
Anyone know of any tricks to free it before I take apart the column? No lockout button I could see on the column. Tried tapping it with a screw driver, wiggling it in all different directions, turning the wheel etc.. but couldn't get it to budge. Ignition cylinder will turn to start from where it's at but can't get it back to off to pull the key out.
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B5 '70 Challenger. 340/727A. Forged 340, ported W2 econos, .609/.609, 242/246 112LSA SR, FITECH 1200, home built D1SC procharger setup, E85. Still working on FITECH tuning bugs/procharger tensioner and alignment issues.


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#2383032 - 10/06/17 02:48 PM Re: Key stuck in ignition in key on position [Re: 1mean340]
amxautox Offline
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what car?
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#2383042 - 10/06/17 02:56 PM Re: Key stuck in ignition in key on position [Re: 1mean340]
stumpy Offline


Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 29431
Loc: Grand Prairie,Texas
Have you tried turning the shifter collar on the column or the collar other than the one the key is in?

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#2383047 - 10/06/17 03:04 PM Re: Key stuck in ignition in key on position [Re: 1mean340]
Alaskan_TA Offline
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Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 27104
Loc: Moredoor, PA
If it is a 1970 model, adjust your lockout linkage.

If it is a 1970 3 speed or 4-speed manual transmission car, the key only comes out with the gear selector in reverse when the lockout linkage is adjusted right.

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