How do I prevent the steering wheel from locking when I turn off the engine?

Asked by Aug 03, 2013 at 02:41 PM

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Can't turn key when steering wheel locks on my 2012 Toyota Sienna

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That's just the way it is, you can remove the locking system but it is really involved and as it is a safety item a shop won't touch it. Try moving the steering wheel slightly when in the lock position as you turn the key, it might help some.

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Since this vehicle is only one year old take it back to the Toyota Dealer. If anything is wrong it will be covered by the new car warranty. HTH. -Jim

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