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Starter problems

so i go out to leave for school this morning and i go to start my truck and the ignition is completely locked tight and i try to play with it and the wheel and stuff but it wold budge at all...so i was wondering if anyone had any ideas how to fix it...also my remote starter starts the truck just fine its just my ignition is locked help please
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1st off, you only need to post 1 thread in 1 section. Having 3 identical posts in 3 different sections is just bad news waiting to happen.

2nd, the thread titile needs to be clear and correct. The problem isn't with your starter, that located under the engine. Sounds like your ignition switch is locked.

o.k, so keep giving your wheel a shake and turn. Just sounds like the ignition is locked. Wiggle the ignition with the key in it while jiggling the steerign wheel. Should unlock for you.
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my old car used to do this every once in a while. I would just pull on the wheel to the left or right as much as i could and try to turn the key at the same time.
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Yep sometimes the truck just gets angry for one reason or another. A little bit of wiggling should take care of the problem.
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