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Have a 2006 saab 9-3 aero. keep getting steering wheel locked

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Have a 2006 saab 9-3 aero. keep getting steering wheel locked remove key, and try again. Ruled out ignition switch any sug?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  jeffrey590 replied 6 years ago.
GreetingsCustomer You will most likely need to have the SCL (Steering Column Lock) replaced...This is a common failure on these vehicles...Just be sure the ISM (Ignition Switch Module ) is good as you claim it is and that all your vehicle software updates have been performed...If I can be of further assistance please let me know...jeffrey590
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
But the wheel is not locked. i can turn the wheel both sides completely
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Oh I just wanted to make sure u had all info. Can I fix it myself or must I tak
e it to a dealer
Expert:  jeffrey590 replied 6 years ago.
You need to take it to the dealer in order to have it replaced...Its a backbreaker of a job; and you need the Tech2 scanner to manually lock and unlock it to perform and complete the operation...jeffrey590
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