Question about 1999 Isuzu Rodeo
Ignition key will not unlock the steering wheel
Either your key is worn too much or your tumbler/lock cylinder is damaged.
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Very likely the steering thrust stored in the tires attempting to turn back is forcing excessive tension against the steering lock.
Try (very hard) to turn the steering wheel either direction while turning the key gently.
If that solves it you can avoid this by letting go of the steering after stopping to park, turn off the ignition slowly (engine off, pause, then key out). This will ensure that the steering wheel comes to rest prior to locking the column.
Posted on Jul 10, 2009
Jiggle the steering wheel straight then proceed to turn key the steering column gets locked and immobile try that guys/ Please rate my response thank you very much
Posted on Jan 31, 2009
common for this key switch to be defective. Might try graphite lubricant to spray in the hole. Once you replace key switch it will have to be recoded (electronically)by a lock smith, repair shop or dealer.
Posted on Feb 13, 2010
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