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If the ignition switch and key are ok. The steering wheel lock can be easily disengaged by rocking the steering wheel back and forth and at the same time. Try to rotate the ignition from run to start. If the anti-theft light is flashing there should be an active fault within the security system. GM has a sensitive ignition switch you are not suppose to hang anything from the ignition key. The weight can damage the halo (part of the anti-theft system). Please write back and give me an idea of what you are looking for and how you want to proceed. Good Luck.
All vehicles have a safety feature that won't allow a vehicle to be shifted into gear without the drivers foot being on the brake pedal . Shifter interlock system . There is a electrically controlled solenoid that locks the shifter ,when you step on the brake pedal an electrical signal un locks the shifter ,allowing the gear selector to move.
maybe a bad ignition switch or your timing belt,also try turning your steering wheel back and forth while trying to start it.make sure you are actualy in park or that your steering linkage is working and not disconnected under the hood
Not being able to turn the steering wheel at all starts at the ignition lock locking the shaft under the steering wheel. Next if that is ok then it indicates a serious problem in the rack and pinion or the flexible joint to the rack/steering box. As this is a safety issue I would put it on a tilt tray and have a accredited steering repair shop investigate the problem. Check the power steering pump drive belt is still intact
Actually this is most likely a mechanical issue if you had to move a lever to adjust it. If it is one of those that is supposed to adjust at the push of a button to saved settings then it is a solenoid. I doubt you have this in the caravan though. You will need to open up the steering column so you can access the locking lever and gears that the teeth of that lever lock into. Most likely either the teeth or or the bracket they lock into have become damaged or loose causing your problems.
They do stick from time to time, check the key is not bent. also adjust the hieight of the steering wheel. if you have parked it with the wheels turned in or out then you need to return it to the position faceing the way the wheels do. it can feel very stiff but have a go should do it, careful with the key. if you can get someone to help then do.
The steering column sounds locked. Try turning the steering wheel all the way left or right till you hear it unlock or until the key can turn. Note; You must use force to unlock the steering column and don't be scared because it won't break anything.
The steering lock consists of a hardened pin and it may not be releasing any more although it shouldn't interfere with the turning of your key, just your steering unless the Geo is done differently.
If it was mine, I would get a little rough with it and turn the steering wheel hard from left to right while trying to turn the ignition key.
Even disassembly is not easy since the lock area is supposed to be secure so it cannot be easily defeated.