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I have a 1992 Chevy Blazer (full size) and the tilt wheel is stuck all the way down. any thoughts on how I can fix this myself? Thanks in advance!

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Hi Jason:

From the sounds of it, your column has hyper-extended.  Without seeing the problem firsthand, the best advice I can give you is to actually do the following...
while pulling the tilt lever towards you (like you wanted to tilt it), push the column even lower and then release it.  Hopefully you will be able to overcome the last notch on the tilt mechanism that it has jumped beyond.

Aside from that, you may have to disassemble it to actually remedy the problem.

Good luck

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My specialties are stolen vehicles, steering column and ignition locks repair, airbag service and installation and diagnosis. My work includes both domestic (USA) vehicles and foreign designs.

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