1999 GMC Jimmy "free steering wheel won 39" Questions

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My key won't release from the ignition switch try turning steering wheel both ways to set free ,or try put in a different position,or do you have a release switch for it under your steering wheel

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...free the steering wheel right away, but most likely you'll have to proceed to the next step. 4 Position the steering wheel puller on the steering wheel such that the center bolt on the puller is ...

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car is fully in park, and the steering wheel is not locked. Any suggestions? With car in park, try to turn the steering wheel back and forth while turning key.  This should free up your jam. 

steering wheel, fairly firmly, while trying the key. Sometimes a significant preload happens when the power assist is helping the wheel positioning, just prior to shutdown. THE IGNITION SWITCH KEYLOCK

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key.  It won't move much but It may move enough to take the pressure off the steering lock and free the key to turn for you. This is fairly common issue when parked on a hill or uneven ground

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...is. When you get it out put some graffite spray lube in.This will lubricate the lock and free it up. To get it out you have to turn the steering wheel to get it to release the key. Hope that

ignition and car won't start I assume you have tried jiggling the steering wheel to free up the interlock.  If all else fails you will have to remove the key cylinder and replace it

...won't come out. I've also tried turning the steering wheel left and right and that didn't work either. Have you tired shifting it in and out of park repeatedly to free the

...steering wheel and sometimes it doesnt free it up to shift to drive Hi Eugene, Have the transmissin lock solenoid checked for defective operation. Regards John   my 95 sable won't ...

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