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2005 Chevy truck the steering wheel turns and won't lock when in park, the key turns to the on poisition but won't fire. It used to fire when i would move the shifter back and forth and turn the wheel. I don't know if it's the ignition or the steering column or the shifter

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Neutral safety switch on the driver side of the trans where the shift cable hooks up.

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SOURCE: won't go into any other gear, stays in park

This may sound stupid but did you put your foot on the brake when you try and shift--try that

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

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SOURCE: my gear shifter is in

It's a linkage adjustment on the bottom of the vehicle, or the pointer has broken loose from the steering column collar under the steering wheel.

You can sometimes crawl underneath the vehicle to figure out what needs to be adjusted if the problem is down there.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: key stuck, now new problem

There is a pin that goes thru the shift cable that is falling out. Above the window buttons pry the little plastic holder out remove the 2 screws take the plastic off of the sides of the console you will see a black plastic frame with holes in it I cut a larger hole between 2 of the small holes with a hack saw on the driver side. Put the car in neutral drivers seat all the way back pull on the shift button and you will see the pin pull it out with a pair of needle nose pliers. I put 598 black loctite sealant on mine and reinstall. Shift back to park if you can get the key out and the doors unlock you have the pin in the right spot and it is making both switches when in park. You can see if it is on the switches by looking thru the hole where the little holder came out. The pin sticks out about a 1/2" on each side. Good luck

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: shifter won't shift gears

This happen to my aunts GMC yukon at I hop and the solution was a cable under the truck was disconnected and just needed to be reconnected.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Locked Ignition but steering wheel free

Push gear selector up past park and it should loosen up, or press hard on the brake pedal. Shifter up past park usually loosens it up. Common GM problem.

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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