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Camping and this is the 2nd time my car goes into theft

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Camping and this is...

Camping and this is the 2nd time my car goes into theft mode.. same exact location as 2 yrs ago

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mazda?

2009 Mazda 6

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?

We popped it in neutral but the steering wheel is still locked

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

Multiple times and it's a push start

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I don't know what else there is

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Mazda
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Mazda Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 11 months ago
Eric
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
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HI,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question

Usually disconnecting the negative cable for 10 minutes and reconnecting will reset it and release the steering lock

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