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Old 03-30-2011, 11:44 AM
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Default steering wheel locked up!

i have a 1991 ranger and the steering wheel locked up. i tried starting it but the starter was stuck too. i tried to move the wheel around a bit and wiggled it and it popped free, but for future refrence, i would like to know why that happend and how to fix it. thanks for any of the ideas
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Old 03-30-2011, 11:46 AM
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Default Re: steering wheel locked up!

i have this happen to me several times...i forget why it happens though its some kind of safety theft style deterrent

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usually if i pull it to the side itll start up
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Old 03-30-2011, 12:06 PM
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Default Re: steering wheel locked up!

the system was bound up.. just turn the wheel in either direction and one hand on key switch to find the free spot
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Old 03-30-2011, 01:31 PM
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Default Re: steering wheel locked up!

its a steering wheel lock, an anti theft measure. park with your wheels straight and it will never bother you.
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