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Steering wheel is crooked...

Steering wheel is crooked but the tires are straight. The ignition will not turn. I know the steering wheel has to be straightened but I cannot do it

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?

It is keyless but I have tried my keys as well. Nothing is helping

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

2007 Maxima

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

I have tried turning the steering wheel both ways while turning the key but nothing is happening

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

Is this strictly a maxima problem. Such a stupid problem. Makes me want to get a domestic vehicle

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Nissan Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 1 month ago
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hi how can I help you with this? what question did you have?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I can not turn the ignition to start the car as it is locked. I tried both sets of keys . Steering wheel is at a 11 oclock 5 oclock position. How do I unlock the dam thing
Nissan Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago
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New expert here, have you applied your entire weight and pull on steering wheel in both directions while trying to start the car

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