I let my s430 MB battery go dead. I recharged the battery and now the key will not turn? how do I fix?

Asked by Mar 24, 2015 at 11:42 AM about the 2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 430

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2002 s430 MB. Ignition key  will not turn??

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You might be experiencing torque lock when the steering wheel is turned slightly when the key was turned off. Insert the key while turning the steering wheel, from one side to the other, that will help release the locking column.

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