Warranty? Please explain what warranty you have on a six year old GM
car. Unless you bought it used with a warranty you are S O L. Used
warranty is usually rather short.
Check with a good locksmith for repair.
Warranty expired in 2011 so this wouldn't be covered.
However it sounds like the interlock has failed. (prevents you from
turning the key fully to lock if the transmission is in gear and
prevents the vehicle from being shifted out of park without the key in
and stepping on the brake)
The repair differs if it's a floor shift or column shift.
There is usually a way to actuate this without tearing everything apart,
that will allow you to use the vehicle until you get it repaired at
least. Look up under the steering column behind the steering wheel,
there will be a couple of holes (they may have covers or not, I've seen
both ways on GM) inside one of those will be an emergency release for
the key. Normally you can take a pen or similar and gently push up and
release the lock so you can turn the key.
The e-mail is valid if you remove NOT. Drop me a note and I'll send you
a couple pictures depending on which type you have and how to fix it.
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