key in the ignition will not turn

Asked by Sep 23, 2013 at 12:30 PM about the 2010 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When the key in placed in the ignition to start the car, the key will not turn.  The steering wheel is locked and the gear shifter is stuck in Park..

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Try turning the steering wheel when turning the key, could be pressure on switch from turned wheels

6 of 6 people found this helpful.

It worked!! Thanks graveygrabber!!! :-)

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It still doesn't work.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Thank you so much it worked!

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