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Its a 2005 forenza with what looks like an electrical

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its a 2005 forenza with what looks like an electrical problem regarding ignition key.It wont come out.
JA: Have you checked the battery lately?
Customer: Seemsw O.K.
JA: Are you fixing your Forenza yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing. Iam doing it myself.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Wont go into DRIVE UNLESS RELEASE BUTTON IS PUSHED.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Jared D replied 9 months ago.

It sounds like you have a bad key interlock control unit. Do you have a multimeter to do some testing?