Is the steering wheel locked on my Silverado?

Is the steering wheel locked on my Silverado?

MY 99 NBS DOES LOCK THE STEERING WHEEL. All NBS trucks from ’99-present does not have a steering wheel lock. All trucks from ’03-present do not have brake/shift interlock when in accessory position.

Why does my steering wheel lock when I Turn Off the key?

When you turn off your key, a rod engages a toothed gear wheel in your steering column, locking the wheel. If they don’t line up usually moving the wheel slightly solves the issue. If the rod comes loose or breaks the wheel won’t lock.

Why is my steering wheel not locking on my 1998 Sonoma?

When my 1998 a sonoma was stolen, they hot wired it and then just took a pair of visegrips to the ignition key cylinder, apparently they just grabbed it and pulled hard enough to break it, defeating the shift interlock. I know it wont stop them it just makes me FEEL happier and more secure.

Can a steering wheel lock stop a thief?

Steering wheel locks are not going to stop someone that knows what they are doing from stealing your truck. It just takes a hammer and a punch to defeat. Usually the same punch they used to rip open the plastic column to expose the wires to hot wire it. We used to see recovered trucks in the shop all the time.

Why does my GM steering wheel not lock?

[MENTION=50075]SurrealOne [/MENTION] has an 2004, maybe he can let us know if he has a steering wheel lock. GM stopped using them when they introduced Passlock 2. I guess that they felt no need for that security feature and they saved a boat load of money not putting them in. You know I am not sure if the wheel locked before.

How do you unlock a locked steering wheel?

Unlocking it will require using the ignition key in the same way you would when starting the vehicle. Insert the key into the ignition and see if it will turn. If the key will turn and start the vehicle, the wheel will unlock with the ignition cylinder.

Is there steering wheel lock on Silverado Silverado?

Ok and now a more real answer the steering wheel locks via a mechanism in the steering column. It is a replaceable part, but a pain to do so. I don’t think that the 05 came with a steering wheel lock! I am pretty sure that they stopped putting them in sometime around 2002, my 05 yukon xl does not have one, either did my 02 silverado

What to do when your steering wheel won’t turn in?

When you feel the steering wheel wanting to spring back you have turned hard enough, do not turn the wheel too hard, turn the key with normal pressure (Do not force key). If a locked steering wheel is the problem this will fix it. Back to Troubleshooting