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I have locked the steering wheel, how do I unlock it. Now the car is immobilized and I can't start the engine

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You may have to use a little muscle here. When this happens, turning you steering wheel to the left usually will release the ignition lock cylinder so tha you can turn the key. Make sure you hold the steering wheel once you have turned it. Keep in mind, it won't turn very far. One side you turn to will feel like it hit something solid, the other side you turn to will be the unlock side.

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Turn steering wheel and hold until you are able to turn the key. It will take a bit of effort on your part, but that should get it back going.

Posted on Jun 21, 2011

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