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2000 Pontiac Bonniville won't start - steering wheel won't lock

2000 Bonniville with 180k - battery < 1yr old. Turning ignition gets lights but no starter action. Steering wheel won't lock. Transmission will move in and out of park when the key is turned.

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Sounds like your ignition is failing. I would reccommend a mechanics opinion, however, those are very common symptoms of ignition failure.

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