Originally Posted by Bert
There's a ring around the cylinder that senses the key not the ignition switch. Maybe the key isn't sending the info. Does the security light flash?
It's not the key. Yesterday, I turned off the car and took the key out, but it still thought the key was in the ignition. I tapped it and it corrected. A mechanic friend said that it was the switch when I told him what it was doing. I already suspected, but he confirmed my suspicions.