what to do with steering wheel lock message?

Asked by Aug 23, 2014 at 12:23 PM about the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I parked the car last night and left the wheels turned.  This morning I cannot start the car
and on the front panel there is a message to check for steering wheel lock.
Called the dealer and he could not explain or help.  Turned the battery off and it did not
work.  Looking for help.  tks

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Reconnect your battery. Get back in the car, press the brake pedal with your foot, turn the steering wheel to the right and turn the key. The car should start.

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