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When the Tilt Lever is moved, the Steer Wheel stays stationary and does not move! Is this function electronically controlled and is there a fuse involved? If so, where is the fuse location? If not, what's the next best solution? Thanks

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  • litemup01 Jul 31, 2009

    Thanks for the quick heads-up solution concerning my Lincoln Tilt Wheel lever. It worked like a Champ!
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Basically, the tilt mechanism has gone past the point it should have. In order for it to come back down, it needs to go further back up to release the lever and then it will come down. You need to over-extend the column and force it even higher to release the jammed til lever. Push up HARD while pulling gently on the tilt lever (you won;t break anything). Once the tilt lever moves further, the wheel should come back down. That should do it.

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