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Old 04-08-2013, 06:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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steering wheel not locking

2008 Impala SS
I had an issue with the key not turning completely to release the key.
Found purple wire broken replaced the connector assembly.
Unfortunately I did not think to disconnect the battery before splicing in the wires.
Today my battery was dead dead dead.

I then noticed that my steering wheel was not locked.
The key works fine but the wheel does not lock.
I rechecked to be sure that I had wired it properly.
So evidently the lock solenoid is not functioning and must be hot all the time, draining the battery.
Could I have blown a fuse and this is causing it to stay hot?
Which fuses control the key functions and where are they located?
Any other ideas?
Thanks
Martin

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steering wheel not locked

I found the 10 A RAP fuse in the pax side fuse panel, the fuse is not blown, in need of suggestions.
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