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Can't unlock ignition. key wont turn. Can't turn steering…

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Can't unlock ignition....

Can't unlock ignition. key wont turn

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

Can't turn steering wheel and the key seems ok

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

2002 C70

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your C70 yourself? What have you tried so far?

The thing locked up in parking lot and I took a taxi home. Haven't tried anything

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Volvo
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Volvo Mechanic: Enes, VOLVO Master Technician replied 3 months ago
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Sounds like your ignition lock failed internal ball bearings move out and lock the ignition . Only way now is to drill out replace with pre codes ignition lock cost with labor and part will
Be around $580
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Solved the problem by activating the alarm and locking and unlocking the doors 5 times.
Volvo Mechanic: Enes, VOLVO Master Technician replied 3 months ago
You said can’t turn steering ?
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Volvo Mechanic: Enes, VOLVO Master Technician replied 3 months ago
Maybe you just had locked steering wheel and it got reset
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Volvo Mechanic: Enes, VOLVO Master Technician replied 3 months ago
I tought you can’t turn steering and start the car
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thanks
Volvo Mechanic: Enes, VOLVO Master Technician replied 3 months ago

sorry about that you can rate me neutral or negative if you like thank you

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