If the front wheels are cocked at an angle, or against an object, it may be difficult to get the steering lock to release when you turn the key. Wiggle the wheel in the direction necesssary to take up the pressure pushing against the internal plate. Sometimes you have to really move the wheel, while turning the key. Don't break the key, or you will have expensive repairs before you.
But it is possible for the ignition lock to fail in the locked position, and in that case you already have that expensive repair before you.
Read my answer for the 1985 380se with the same problem.
Try jiggling the wheel as you turn the key. Sometimes if the steering wheel is in a little bit of a bind it won't allow the key to turn or unlock the wheel.
jiggle the steering wheel there is probably tension on it to make it hard to unlock
how do you remove steering wheel on mercedes 560 SL 1987
To unlock the steering wheel on a 1993 Honda place the key in the on position. Doing so will free the steering wheel.
You should take out the Mercedes badge out of the steering wheel. Then you should see a screw inside the steering wheel. Take it out and you're done.
To unlock the steering wheel, insert the key in the ignition, and turn the wheel hard to the left, and then the right. This will usually unlock it. If it doesn't, remove the steering wheel, and look for the plastic tabs that are sticking. Press down firmly on the tab with a screwdriver, while moving the steering wheel.
how do unlock steering wheel in ford f 150 when wrong key was used. Use the correct key.
Your ignition switch crapped on you
Rock the steering wheel side to side while trying to turn the key, eventually it will unlock.
Only if your towing the vehicle by the rear wheels. If you are towing by the front wheels you do not need to unlock the steering wheel.
put the key in the ignition and turn the steering wheel and the key at the say time (turn the steering wheel to the left)
To remove the steering wheel on a 1984 Mercedes 300 you first need to remove the Mercedes logo in the center of the wheel to access the bolt holding the wheel in place. A 10mm allen socket with a 6-inch extension is needed to remove the bolt.
You simply need to turn your steering wheel either way to get the ignition switch to unlock. Turn the key while you are turning the steering wheel and it will unlock it.
Hold the steering wheel tightly and move it quickly counter clockwise. This movement should unlock it.
You can't. Absolutely not! Call a dealership and order a new key. It's the only way.
what year and what model?
With the correct key.
Try pulling on the steering wheel one way or the other while you turn the key.
my steering wheel is locked my tires are straight and everything and it refuses to unlock what do i do?
turn it sharply to the left it should unlock
turn wheel and key in the ignition at same time.