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Adult Kids at beach , engine doesn't start, they say turning key

Unlocks steering wheel, but engine doesn't crank at all. Cannot remove from park. They can turn steering wheel, but cannot take car out of park or start engine.

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Turns out they were using a key for one of their friends dodge vehicle. (The keys looked identical) Wierd that it would unlock the steering wheel though. Anyways, once they realized their mistake and used the right freakin' key, everything worked just fine!

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