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My key won''t turn and the steering wheel is stuck to i tried everything this is the first time this has ever happned..do i have to take it to toyota dealership to get it fixed?

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There is a defective mechanical part between the lock cylinder and the column. keeps the column from turning as a theft deterrent. that part is going to be an expensive dealer item. however if you buy the part, most any repair shop can put it in for you. i would call around to autobody shops and see their labor rate, might be cheaper and faster and they are more used to taking interiors apart than your general repair shop.

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