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Steering wheel locked, brakes are hard, cannot turn the key 2 sta

Hi could someone please help. I have invested so much into this 2001 kia sportage and it is still not working. I have recently changed the full engine, the shaft, axel, exhaust pipe, and too many other parts to continue writing. At this moment my wheel is completely locked, I cannot push down on my breaks nor turn the key to start...COULD SOMEONE PLEaSE HELP ME!!

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  • candygyal17 Jan 29, 2009

    I have tried turning the wheel and key at the same time but now I can't turn the wheel at all. The key will not turn as well...what should I do?

  • candygyal17 Jan 29, 2009

    Thank you, u have been very helpful.
    The car has started :)


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Try turning the steering wheel and the key at the same time its a locking ignition and sometimes if you turn the wheel while you turn the key it will unlock the column try turning the wheel both ways doing this

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 29, 2009

    i would call a locksmith to come out and see if they can get it unlocked they usually charge about 60.00

  • Ronnie Houston Jan 29, 2009

    how did you get it started?

  • Marshea Jan 18, 2016

    Worked immediately you're a life saver!

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