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Hello. I have a 2015 dart se aero. With the 1.4l turbo. The problem is once a day my key will get stuck in the accessory position, and I am unable to pull the key out. I literally have to start the car a few times out it in drive then back to park and try and see if I can pull the key out. It let's me start and turn off the car just gets stuck once in a while. And I have to play with it to get it out. Anyone else experience this problem with the dart? Right now my car is with the dealer but they are unable to replicate the problem.
 

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There is a micro-switch on the shifter assembly under the console. Tweak that metal tab.

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Have you had the recall bushing for the shifter cable installed?
 

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So will tweaking that tab solve my problem. Cruz I was just gonna use industrial graphite lubricant and see if that works.
 

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It's a fairly common problem and that is the fix. It doesn't take much. You could also try making the stop for the lever thicker with a layer of heat shrink tubing.
 

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Yeah after 3 days they finally got the problem diagnosed. They said my car needs a new shifter assembly. For a cost of $500-$600 Not including labor. I've decided I'm just going to let the dealer fix it with a 2 year warranty. Thanks for your input.
 

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Has anyone tried rigging a momentary switch in line with the micro switch wiring, so in the event the micro switch doesn"t release the key, you could just press the button to complete the electrical connection? MY wife's 2013 is doing this a lot, I have added shrink wrap to the pin , but I am not sure how long that will last . and the shifter part in canada is 569.. that's not happening.

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So I did this I t-tap'd the 2 wires going to the shifter microswitch and then ran wire to a momentary on-switch, mounted in the drivers side center console pocket. Now if the microswitch switch doesn't complete the circuit to release the key, a quick flick of the new switch and the key is released.
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