I have a 1997 Honda CR-V & the ignition key won't come out, stays in position which drains my battery!

Asked by Mar 16, 2017 at 01:27 PM about the 1997 Honda CR-V

Question type: General

3 Answers


Move the steering wheel: Try to move the steering wheel back and forth while gently removing the key from the lock position. Sometimes the steering wheel will lock, and when this happens, the ignition switch will keep your key locked in place until the steering system is unlocked. Don't pull hard on the key at all.


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Turn key on again and move the shifter handle to neutral and back to parking

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