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Locked steering wheel

I have a 1980 Coupe Deville. While have the tires change at tire shop they some how locked my steering wheel. Now it won't unlock. Try pulling the wheel hard to the left while trying to turn it on, No the key or wheel would turn. How do i fix this and bring my car home?

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The problem may not be the steering wheel. It may be the shifter, try hold up on the shifter and turn the key. Sometimes the shifter can make it very hard to turn the key, especially when park on hills or inclines also check leakage, sometimes they can bind up making it hard to turn the key.

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