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Key Not Turning Completely Into Off Position


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
94,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
2001 Pontiac Aztek accessories - interior problems

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2001 Pontiac Aztek Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 032008


  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles


The key will not return to the off position. It will only turn back to Accy, Will not go to Off. Car is in PARK.

- , Tinley Park, IL, USA

problem #1

Jan 042008


  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,000 miles

The key when turning off the car gets stuck in the mid position. We cannot completely turn off the car and no matter how many times we pump the brakes or take it from park to 1st gear. I have checked the recall list and nothing shows for it. We have so far not been able to take it to the dealer to have it repaired due to financial reasons; however, I am upset that I can take the key out of the ignition and drive with no keys in the ignition, because the key will not unlock out of mid position.

1. Stick key in 1st position

2. Turn to Mid position ( Key stuck and will not return to 1st position)

3. 3rd position lights up the deck and

4. turns the car on.

Very frustrating when picking up the kids and you cannot turn the car off and cannot lock the doors. Other than that the Aztek has been a great ride and good on gas mileage. We are the 2nd owners of the vehicle.

- , Yakima, WA, USA

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