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My steering wheel wont move and my key wont turn over

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You might need to get rough with it, a friend of mine had the same problem, we got a little physical with the wheel and ignition finally turned over, try to center your steering wheel before you park to save this from happening again

Posted on Jul 03, 2010

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SOURCE: Steering wheel locked.. can't move key ...

I had the same problem , I tried all sorts of jiggling didn't work , a mate came over and rocked the steering wheel left to right, while trying to turn the key ( But) while trying to turn the key, keep pulling the key out of the lock by small increments . This worked for us . when it happened to ours it was like the key was going in too far . Hope that helps . Kev

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Ignition and steering locked.1990Saab turbo Hatchback auto

Your ignition lock probably has sticky pin inside of tumbler.
Try spraying some WD40 or PB Blast into the key cylinder.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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SOURCE: locked steering wheel

try to spray inside the key lock cylinder (the place where u put ur key ) by PB puster or WD40 then turn the steering wheel lift and right with try to turn the key to position on
i hope this will help

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 4Runner locked steering wheel

Try jerking the wheel to one side or the other while turning the key. This should free it.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: key wont come out of ignition in 1998 saturn sl2

I had the same problem, I found out that there was a spring that broke off in the shifter and got jamed into the shifter's path, I removed the spring and was able to get the key out after the shifter was all the way into the parked position. I however have another problem now, when I did so the wiring harness started to smoke the next day when I went to start the car.

Posted on Dec 06, 2009

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