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My 2004 Mitsubishi Endevor steering wheel is locked in place. The ignition key will not turn. I have no local dealer. The lock smith can't get to the ignition because he is not air bag certified. What do you suggest?

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You don't have to be air bag certified. There is no such thing. You just have to have the knowledge to remove them. The trick is disconnect the battery and wait at least 30 minutes to be safe for the module to discharge. Then when removed DO NOT place the pad facing down. If you do and the bag deployed it would shoot up like a rocket. Not that it will deploy but in this case safety is job one. That's all their is to it. And the lock person is correct. Someone does need to replace the ignition switch. The question is does you car have security and will the new tumbler and key need to be programmed. Be sure the person repairing has this knowledge. Its possible its just plug and play. Its really would be best to have a repair shop perform this.

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Have you tried to turn the key while moving the wheel left and right rapidly???

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