Q: My steering wheel tilt not working

asked by on

I tryed moving my steering wheel up and it won't move it try to but nothing what is some ideas I can try

My car has 1550000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The tilt steering wheel function is inside the steering column and can break due to excessive use, debris inside the steering column or other mechanical issues. If the lever doesn’t loosen, this could be just stuck, requiring some maintenance or broken, which will require repair. It’s probably a good idea to have a professional mechanic come to your location and complete a steering column inspection.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. My steering wheel tilt not working

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: i keepburning the wire up coming from the armiture to the solinoid. what could be causing this?.

Hello there. It's possible that you either have an exposed wire, faulty ground, damaged starter relay or ignition relay which is drawing excessive current to the wire. I'd check all your electrical connections to the starter and from the ignition...

Q: Cam gear markings

Yes, this is possible. There are some engines like Toyotas 3.x series engines which use the same gear for both banks, but one side is the reverse of the other. Pay very close attention to all of your parts on...

Q: Does the PCM in my 2000 Chrysler Cirrus have to be reprogrammed after replacement?

The repair information from Chrysler says an OEM level scan tool must be used to update the mileage and VIN number in the replacement PCM. If this is not done, a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) will be set. You'll want...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...