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Key goes into ignition but will not turn, car is in park and steering wheel is locked. How can I get the ignition to turn?

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While you SLIGHTLY turn the steering wheel, try to turn the key-do not force the key, you do not want to break it.

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If steering wheel is left full turn to one side, it puts pressure on the key. When you try to start, hold full pressure on the steering wheel to the left or right to relieve pressure on the key. Then the key should turn.
Hope this helps.

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