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The steering wheel is locked. And I lost my key. How can I get to the ignition?

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I would call a breakdown service who will take you to a Yamaha dealer and then make you a new key. Or, phone your main dealer and order a key. You will need chassis number and proof of ownership.
Hope that helps.

Posted on Mar 17, 2011

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