Worn steering column lock. Could be due to debris in the lock also. Taking it out can be a pain. A small chisel will usually slacken the bolts - used carefully. Bolts can be replaced with Allen head types. No real down side for security, after all you aren't going to put a sticker on the bumper with "Allen bolts hold my steering lock in" are you?
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I've just changed my wiper blades and now my reverse lights don't work. Should I change my fuel pump relay?