car won't turn over after water spilled on steering wheel?

Asked by Jan 21, 2016 at 11:22 PM about the 2001 Ford Focus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Water was spilled on the steering wheel area in my
2001 Ford focus. Now it won't turn over lights
won't work and radio wont shut off. Checked and
changed all fuses. What eles could posibble be
causing my car to no longer work.

2 Answers

116,035

Waiting for things to dry out is an option. No guarantees but you evidently shorted things out.

118,635

Sounds like the ignition switch got wet, if it doesn't return to normal after it dries out then it will have to be replaced.

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