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We have a 2012 Hyundai Vera Cruz. In sum, the steering wheel…

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Hello, George. We...

Hello, George. We have a 2012 Hyundai Vera Cruz. In sum, the steering wheel is locked. This happened once before several years ago and we were able to depress the shift lock function and sole it easily. Its not working this time. Parked in the driveway on a slight downward slope and wheels are straight. Shift lock only allows us to take it out of park and put in neutral. Stranded.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you applied constant pressure to the steering wheel while turning the key in the ignition?

Yes.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '12 Hyundai?

Limited

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Everything I can think of. Putting new battery in key fob. Moving wheel in same direction as it was slightly turned while turning key.

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Hi there my name is Don i will try to help you on this

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Have you tried jacking up the front to take the weight off the wheels ?

Don

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