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Steering Wheel will not lock into Park position

The Shifter is in Park, but the steering wheel will not lock into position therefore, the key will not turn in the ignition. When I turn the steering wheel a quarter turn, I get an relay type clicking from under the dash board. I have tried rocking the car forward and backward several times attempting to jar the steering column into its lock position with no success. I called a local dealer service center and the advisor said it could be a bad steering column sensor and that if I located it, to disconnect, clean the contacts, reconnect and that might fix the problem temporarely. Can anyone tell me where under the dash to locate this switch and what to look for. Any other possible causes for this problem ??

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  • Anonymous Sep 18, 2008

    I also have a problem with the wheel lock. My wheel will not lock in, the good news is that everything els is ok.

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Make sure the interlock cable is adjusted right.

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