what is going on
The snap ring may be missing at the end of the shaft.
It is designed to stay on. It will not drain your battery.
The vehicle speed sensor in the transmission may be bad.
to me it sounds like your map sensor is going out, you might want to check that.
Align the shift indicator orreplace it. Your problem is strictly column mechanical.
Stay in what? More information needed. It's none of your business why my penis wont stay in
check the overload relay part # 201.540.32.45
Probably low on freon.
With the key.
Set fire to it!
Because it hates you!