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Put one hand on the steering wheel and rotate slightly left and right alternatively whilst turning the ignition key at the same time with the other hand. This might release the steering wheel and start ignition.
The steering wheel is under pressure from turning the steering when stopped. Turn the steering wheel slightly so the pressure is released from the ignition lock and you will able to then turn the ignition key to unlock the steering wheel.
move the steering wheel while turning the key in the ignition and it should come unlocked. This happens sometimes, its just on a bind. Like i said just turn the steering wheel left and right the little bit that you can and the key will be able to turn.
In hope that you have the right key, put him in, try to turn the steering wheel a little bit at the same time you try to unlock the ignition.Sometimes it's possible that you've used your steering wheel as help wile getting out of the car. At this case, maybe the wheel lock snaps in, but the wheels are under pressure from the ground. Now you want to unlock your car at it seams that the key wont turn. The wheels get pressure from the ground, so the whole steering is under pressure and your steering wheel pressed against the locker block. If you try to turn the locked steering wheel, you'll see that it turns appr. 1" to one side. This is the needed space to unlock with the key. I hope that works in your case.
This is a security function of the steering wheel. If you stop the car then turn the wheel until it clicks you have now locked the steering wheel, this helps prevent theft as the thief cannot turn the wheel.
Only by having your key in the ignition and turning the wheel can you 'unlock' the steering wheel making it safe to drive. If its becoming harder to unlock, it could be wearing down too much and the mechanical function will need replacement. I doubt it will need this though, most car sinces the 90's have steering wheel lock function standard, I've never seen one go wrong.