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The key goes into my ignition switch in my 2002 Ford Escape

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The key goes into my ignition switch in my 2002 Ford Escape but wont turn. Steering is locked and theft light flashing. Plz help
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 year ago.


A proven method of removing a stuck car key is to have the driver gently rock the steering wheel back and forth while pulling the key out of the ignition, according to Popular Mechanics magazine. The rocking motion releases pressure on the ignition's locking pin.