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Hello. I have a 2004 V50 and it wouldn't start this morning. There was nothing when I turned the ignition but the radio worked. It had a message saying STEERING LOCKED TURN WHEEL. I managed to bump start it but i got a message saying STEERING FAILURE SERVICE REQUIRED. Any ideas? Thanks

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have power steering? Have you checked the power steering fluid?

Yes it has power steering but I haven't checked the fluid

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your V50 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I'm hoping to. I checked the fuses and they seem ok. I checked both keys and they are working but it won't start

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UK Auto Mechanic: Peter Zavarelli,
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My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

This indicates a fault is detected with the steering lock itself.I have seen the steering lock fail in the past before and it causes this issue here needing replaced.

I just noticed the date of your question.I am extremely sorry you are just now receiving this answer as I am not sure why no one else had helped here.If you need anything else reach out here.

If more help is needed, use the reply tab to continue our conversation. If no further assistance is needed, kindly rate my service, your 5-star rating is appreciated ( should be a link to click on here or above).You can rate at any time and we can continue to work on your question as this will not close out your question.Keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair your vehicle without seeing it and I work on delivering the best possible answer from what I see to work with.

Thanks Pete

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