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Car key won’t come out ignition switch – GM vehicles

Why won’t my Car key won’t come out ignition switch – GM vehicles Believe it or not, when your Car key won’t come out ignition switch it’s because of a rash of bad ignition switches in GM vehicles. When the switch fails in the open position, it doesn’t provide battery power to the Brake Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) fuse. The BTSI system consists of the brake pedal switch and a solenoid on the shifting mechanism. The BTSI prevents you from shifting into and out of park unless your foot is … Read More

Key stuck in ignition GM vehicles

My key is stuck in the ignition on GM GM has issued a TSB #05-07-30-021B regarding Key stuck in ignition. The TSB applies to 2004-07 Buick Ranier, 2002-08 Chevrolet Trailblazer,, 2002-08 GMC Envoy, and 2003-04 Oldsmobile Bravada. The most common cause of the problem is the shifter boot caught in the shifter mechanism. Start by inspecting the shifter boot to see if it is caught in the shifter assembly. If it is, reposition the shifter boot. If the boot is damaged, replace it with a new shifter boot. GM warns … Read More


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