Ignition locked on 2001 Ford Exployer

Asked by Feb 22, 2017 at 10:49 AM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Please help me.. I just woke up and my key
will not turn over at all, zero movement...
Wheel is locked and theft light flashing ???

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Try turning the steering wheel left or right while you are turning the key. Sometimes the ignition lock gets bound/stuck when parked on hill or against the curb. Will take a little extra effort, sometimes it takes a little muscle coordination turning both at the same time.

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