1997 A4 Key stuck in Ignition

1997 A4 Key stuck in Ignition

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Stratford, CT

#1 Mar 20, 2007
Any tips on getting the key out of the ignition? It was not giving any problems then all of a sudden I can't take it out.


#2 Dec 31, 2008
Can't remove ignition key from A4. Any ideas?
WD40?? Apply heat?

Cambridge, UK

#3 Feb 5, 2009

Newport Beach, CA

#4 Dec 17, 2010
Pull the gear selector lock button out, it may be stuck and not releasing the mechanism that allows you to remove the key when the car is selected to park or neutral. My car does this from time to time. It the button you depress to release the gear selector on the automatic transmission.
Hope that helps. My car did the same thing.

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