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Volvo v70 2000 cold weater button on gear shift stuck and key stuck in ignition

With the onset of cold weather, the button on the gear shift handle is very difficult to push down in the a.m. and so it is a struggle to get car out of park. Also with cold weather key intermittantly sticking in ignition. Took to service, recommended to get a new gear shift handle. Same problem. Next service gusy cleaned out the console surrounding the gear shift. they thought coffee had been spilled. Same problem. Any ideas out there?