What would cause my steering wheel not to lock when the car is turned off?

Asked by Aug 14, 2015 at 05:22 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Until yesterday my steering wheel would lock when I turned my car off. Now it doesn't. What would cause this to happen?

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Probably in the steering column, would need to take apart from the steering wheel down, to get at the mechanism which locks the steering wheel. A pin or something is not engaging to lock.

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