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Old 06-20-2011, 09:06 PM   #1
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HELP! steering wheel suddenly locked!

I was spraying down the nuts and bolts so I can install my BB this week and after I sprayed the back two areas, I turned the wheel so I can reach the front area better and when I went to turn the wheel back it locked. I can't start the car either. I don't know what to do. I don't think the pb blaster did any harm. I have an 05 TJ X. any help would be great

Edit: false alarm!

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Old 06-20-2011, 09:10 PM   #2
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The jeep starting and steering wheel locking are two different issues. The steering wheel locks (along with many other vehicles) when the key is out or in off position.

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Old 06-20-2011, 09:13 PM   #3
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nevermind I fixed it. I posted before I searched. had to turn the key to the left and give the wheel a wiggle
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