Q: Wheel locked

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My wheel is locked.

Try turning the wheel back and forth while turning the key, use caution not to break the key. If you still cannot get the key to turn, you may have to have the ignition lock cylinder replaced. A certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, can easily diagnose the issue with your ignition system.

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