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We parked our Subaru Outback on a slightly uneven lawn/road,

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We parked our Subaru Outback on a slightly uneven lawn/road, (2015) and when we returned the car key would not turn to start the car. Both of the icons behind the parking break were lit up but I coudln't get them to go off.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Subaru
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Our outback is 2015. I checked the internet and obviously our steering wheel is locked . What do I do? Tomorrow is Sunday and we need to use the car. It is several blocks away from our home here.
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.


If you turn the wheel slightly on way with on hand and try to turn the key, it may take several attempts to find the sweet spot. Try turning the wheel both ways just slightly. If this does not work jack up both front tires off the ground, make sure to set the emergency brake and block the rear tires. Jacking up the front will take the pressure off the wheel and then you should be able to unlock the wheel.

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Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

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