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internal88, Auto Mechanic
Category: Kia
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Experience:  Import car specialist for over 10 years.
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Im not able to turn steer wheel locked, Im not sure my

Customer Question

Im not able to turn steer wheel locked
JA: Do you have power steering? Have you checked the power steering fluid?
Customer: Im not sure my husband does that he out of town
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: 2007 kia optima
JA: Are you fixing your Optima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I pulled the steering wheel while turning the agnition switch
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Kia
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I took cap off the shift lock release,but I don't see the button I'm suppose to push.
Expert:  internal88 replied 2 months ago.

Hello, I'm Brandon.

I would like you to jerk the steering left and right as hard as your can. While you are doing that motion have the ignition ON but engine off. Try that and see what happened.