My steps came out while traveling (unbeknownst to me), so I pulled over to park; steps hit curb, here are results:
Would not retract, even with a crowbar. Removed steps on the spot:
Drove to repair shop & ordered new steps. Damaged beyond repair. Faulty sensor switch, as stated above. Repair shop installed new steps. $$$$.
03 Adventurer 38G, W22, 22.5 Whls
Koni FSD's, TracBar rear, SteerSafe, 50A SurgeGuard, Eternabond; 2012 Honda CRV EXL w/Nav & AWD