buick regal ignition locking

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Old 11-22-08, 09:20 PM
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buick regal ignition locking

I am having a problem with the ignition not letting me turn the key to the position to where I can remove it. It will go to the off position but not all the way back. If I wiggle it, I finally hear a click then I can back it off. I know there is some kind of lock that wont let the key be removed if the transmissiion is not in park. Any other reason?
Anyone had this problem?
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Old 11-23-08, 11:48 AM
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You probably need to replace the ignition lock cylinder, as the trouble progresses you will not be able to turn the engine off, common trouble with GM vehicles.
 
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Old 11-23-08, 11:58 AM
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could be the cyl. but i'm thinking interlock.....most are adjustable or some are electrical...still adjustable but the soleniod could be weak...haven't looked into what set up you have but i would think trying an adjustment would be a good start before you get into any costs
 
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