Kia Troubleshooting Questions? Ask a Mechanic
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This is going to be an issue with the ignition lock not being released from the shifter lever being in park. Since you have the shifter components exposed can you see the ignition lock cable move in and out when shifted in and out of park? Do any parts look loose or broken or out of adjustment where the cable connects to the shifter?
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