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92 accord - ignition / steering transmission locked

Tried to start car this morning and the ignition won't turn. the wheel locked after i tried to turn it. the transmission shifts if key is inserted in release slot but locks up again once returned to "park".

been having power steering problems lately. does this have to do with the problem?

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If the wheel locked when trying to turn the ignition, that is not uncommon. Just simply turn and hold the steering wheel the opposite way, then you will be able to turn the ignition on.

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