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Old 08-16-2013, 10:42 AM   #1
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My 2012 Jeep has a manual transmission and no locking steering wheel and anyone can just roll it away. Does anyone have as solution?

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Old 08-16-2013, 12:10 PM   #2
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Are you sure? I've gotten mine to lock. Don't know how it just happened

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Old 08-16-2013, 12:14 PM   #3
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My 2012 Jeep has a manual transmission and no locking steering wheel and anyone can just roll it away. Does anyone have as solution?
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:20 PM   #4
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If your steering wheel lock funtctions it locks at 180 degrees. Which is hard to get to without power steering/or moving the vehicle. But easy to do if your trying to move a jeep without the key. Try stealing your own jeep and see if you activate it haha.

On another note, as I understand it, the lock is just a pin in the steering column that sets when you turn the wheel. There are other threads describing how it works. Check those out; they might help you identify the problem. I can't imagine the system is too complicated.

Edit it may be more or less degress on a jk but its 180 on my tj.

Also also. I over looked something simple. Were your keys in the ignition when you tried it? If so, it wont lock even if the jeep is still off.
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:31 PM   #5
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They are a waste of money. One can simply cut the steering wheel and remove it. Seen it done through the 90s.
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:45 PM   #6
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Old 08-16-2013, 02:07 PM   #7
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Not sure what year they made the change (maybe 2011) but there is no steering wheel lock on the new JKs.

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