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Old 02-24-2009, 10:04 PM   #5
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> I would never have thought this would have prevented the ignition key from moving into the lock position and preventing the key to be removed.

Yup. I believe this "feature" was added many years back after some people sued the automobile companies when they got out of the car with the car not in park and they were knocked down by the door as the car rolled backwards. This "feature" provides a good court defense in these cases, since they cannot remove the key without having the vehicle in "Park."
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