Originally Posted by jp7794
I guess you are not taking the Jeep with you, but if you are you can easily disconnect the cable at the shifter to get the key in and out. All you have to do is pop out the face plate. Careful though because if you do this the shifter can be moved to any gear at any time.
Thanks for that - I'm now offshore on an oil rig so no didn't bring the jeep with me... I also bought a Haynes manual with me and there is a good description of the problem there so hopefully thats what it is and it should be fairly easy to resolve.
Thanks again everyone - most helpful forum