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1999 Ford Taurus

Key ignition

(1999 Ford Taurus)
My steering wheel locked up on me and i couldent get the key out and i broke the key ignition when i got it out how do i fix the key ignition when the steering wheel is locked. and i can put the key in the ignition and all it does is move and the car wont crank because its locked up
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on December 31, 2009
Sounds like you need a new steering column lock cylinder. if your car is a tilt wheel, then you need to have the tilt wheel system inspected and possibly repaired. I have seen where the tilt wheel mechanism fails which then breaks the ignition lock cylinder mechanism, most commonly on Ford.
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on December 31, 2009
Sounds like you need a new steering column lock cylinder. if your car is a tilt wheel, then you need to have the tilt wheel system inspected and possibly repaired. I have seen where the tilt wheel mechanism fails which then breaks the ignition lock cylinder mechanism, most commonly on Ford.
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