my steering wheel is not locked but when i put my key in the ignition it wont turn

Asked by Jul 27, 2014 at 10:04 PM about the 2007 Kia Optima LX

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key will not turn  ignition is locked

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Make sure gear selector is in park.

gear is in park ignition still wont turn

111,215

This seems to be a common problem with these cars. Some say lightly turning steering wheel to the left while trying to turn key works sometimes. Others say spraying a little bit of wd 40 on your key and working it back and forth in the ignition also helps with this.

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