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The key won't turn the ignition on, has wheel lock and car

Customer Question

the key won't turn the ignition on
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: has wheel lock and car is in neutral
JA: What is the model/year of your Saturn?
Customer: have to look car is 5 miles from here
JA: What year is your Saturn?
Customer: it's a 2001 small station wagen
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no the car hase to be towed front wheals are locked to the right
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: thats all I can think of would like to tow car out of parking space is there any way to unlock the stearing and get the car out of park
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

with the front wheels off the ground and moving the steering wheel hard to the right and left can you get the key to turn ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no it's locked
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

if it still will not turn with the wheels off the ground and holding and pulling the wheel to the right or left try tapping on the back of the key with it in the ignition while turning it with a smaller hammer and see if it will turn