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2004 Buick Park Avenue Question: Steering Column not locking

 

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Shotgun_16ga, 3.8L V6, Polo, IL, September 12, 2009, 11:35
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My mother purchased a 2004 Buick Park Ave.
Here is what is happening.
If the Tilt steering is all the way up, key is out, you cannot move the column shifter. I figure this is normal for locking the steering.

NOW if I drop the Tilt steering down, with the key not in, I am able move the Column shift to neutral or where ever I want and the car will start rolling down or up hill if the emergency brake is on.

Is there some type of sensor that controls this?

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    dandd September 13, 2009, 16:35
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    This is a mechanical steering column issue that I would have inspected ASAP, because it is a safety issue.

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