06’ Trailblazer stuck key & shifter

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06’ Trailblazer stuck key & shifter

Unread post by Corey » Fri Dec 03, 2021 3:12 pm

I have an 06’ Trailblazer and last week I left the door open which drained the battery. I charged it back up but ever Since then my key gets stuck in the ignition & the shifter gets stuck in park. The only way to release both is to press both the release buttons every time. I thought that it might be something to do with the alarm system because both things suddenly happened as well as my dashboard lights and the headlights were also not working before. I can now get the lights to work, start the car and use the shifter but when I turn it off both the key & the shifter still get locked up, and will only release when I push in the buttons for each?? I’m at a loss for what I should do now to try and find the problem?

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Re: 06’ Trailblazer stuck key & shifter

Unread post by carriedi » Sun Dec 05, 2021 1:34 pm

you should check your shift lock actuator. It's under the shift console. verify that it is sending a signal to allow you to release the lock cylinder and allow you to remove th3 key. You might have to adjust the actuator so it sees the park portion of the shifter.

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