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How to remove the ignition cylinder

I have removed everything required and canèt get the pin to push in what should i do

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Turn key pin will go in or take a small pin punch and hit it

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How to remove old cylinder, everything is removed except small piece of steel above cylinder held by 2 pins


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Unfortunately you have not provide me with engine size, year, number of cylinders, etc. But don't despair because Chevrolet does provide a general or generic solution. Contained therein you might find your solution.

Set forth below are the eleven (11) steps required to remove a GM product cylinder head:

Remove or disconnect
  1. Intake manifold
  2. Exhaust manifold
  3. Rocker arm cover
  4. Electronic ignition and spark plug wires
  5. Alternator bracket
  6. One A.C compressor bracket bolt
  7. Power steering pump
  8. Belt tensioner assembly
  9. Fuel pipe heat shield
  10. Rocker arm assemblies and push rods
  11. Cylinder head bolts and cylinder head
All the best,

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Trying to replace ignition lock cylinder in 1997 Ford escort-steering wheel off everything removed-it will not release I can find no way to release-i move it to accessory and try to remove but nothing...


There is a small hole towards the bottom of the cylinder housing you must push a pin up inside to release the lock set. the key must in and turned

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How do i remove an ignition cylinder from a 1993 chevy impala??


to remove ignition push pin under cylinder as you turn it there is a pin if you remove the columb caping off it will be quite visable

average charge is 35.00 from lock smith
if you take old cyl and old key to smith they can re key a new cyl for arround 50 -75 bucks

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How do you rmove the old ignition lock from a 1999 F-350?


the ignition lock or cylinder?..if it is the cylinder, Fords have a very small holl under the cylinder , you will need an small pick , get into the holl and push a pin that hold the cylinder and at he same time pull the cylinder..is easy

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How do i remove the ignition barrel on a 1987 mercury sable gs


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Ignition Lock Cylinder REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Functional Lock The following procedure applies to vehicles that have functional lock cylinders. Such cylinders either have a key available or known key numbers from which a key can be made.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Turn the lock cylinder key to the RUN position.
  3. Using a 1⁄8 in. (3mm) diameter wire pin or a small drift, depress the lock cylinder retaining pin through the access hole in the upper steering column shroud (under the ignition lock cylinder) while pulling out on the lock cylinder. Remove the lock cylinder from the column. .
Fig. 1: Using the key, turn the ignition lock cylinder to the RUN position, then depress the retaining pin using a wire pin or small drift

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Stuck ignition cylinder 1992 ford taurus


It is not necessary to have the dealer do this, think of the cash! Though it does require patience and time. The pin you are supposed to push in goes into a slot when you have it in run position, since you cannot turn it to run you have to make a slot for the pin to go into, with a drill. Be very careful as you only have a 1/4" of play before you break a washer behind the cylinder. Once you have drilled out the key far enough to the pin hole you can take a nail set and tap the pin up, you can tell when the pin clears the housing, then it just takes wiggle, patience and tinkering to get the cylinder to slide out, keep the green washer and the metal slot washer. Metal slot washer goes in first with green plastic washer ontop of that with lock cylinder in last. You can play around with the new lock cylinder and washer before insertion to determin correct direction.

Here are official directions with inoperable lock cylinder. They say drill out retaining pin but it just spun in circles for me - I looked at new cylinder and saw how it worked. retaining pin needs a place to go.
Removal & Installation (Non-Functional)
NOTE:Use this procedure to remove ignition lock cylinder if key is missing or cylinder is frozen.

Disconnect negative battery cable. Disable air bag system. See appropriate AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEMS article in RESTRAINTS. Wait at least one minute for air bag back-up power supply to deplete. Remove steering wheel. See STEERING WHEEL . Using a 1/8" bit, drill out retaining pin located below lock cylinder on housing. DO NOT drill deeper than 1/2".
Using channel lock pliers, twist lock cylinder cap until it separates from lock cylinder. Using a 3/8" drill bit, drill down center of ignition lock key slot about 1 3/4" until lock cylinder breaks loose from its base.
Remove retainer, washer, and lock cylinder gear from housing. Remove metal shavings from lock cylinder bore. Replace housing if damaged. To install, reverse removal procedure. Connect negative battery cable. Check air bag system for proper system operation. See appropriate AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEMS article in RESTRAINTS.

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Car was stolen broke the ignition


REMOVAL

  1. On models equipped with airbag, disarm airbag as described under MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES/AIRBAG SYSTEM DISARMING.
  2. On all models, disconnect battery ground cable.
  3. Remove ignition switch as described under STARTING AND CHARGING SYSTEMS/COMPONENT REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR PROCEDURES/IGNITION SWITCH.
  4. Remove key light case from lock body, if equipped.
  5. On 1989 Accord models, place ignition lock cylinder in the ACC position.
  6. On except 1989 Accord, place ignition lock in the I position.
  7. On all models, position suitable punch into hole on lock cylinder housing and depress pin, then remove lock cylinder from housing.
INSTALLATION

  1. On 1989 Accord models, install ignition lock cylinder as follows:
    1. Place ignition lock cylinder in the LOCK position.
    2. Rotate key until it is almost at the ACC position, then insert lock cylinder until pin contacts housing.
    3. Rotate key to ACC position, then push pin in and insert lock cylinder into housing until pin clicks into place.
  1. On except 1989 Accord, install ignition lock cylinder as follows:
    1. Place ignition lock cylinder in the O position.
    2. Rotate key until it is almost at the I position, then insert lock cylinder until pin contacts housing.
    3. Rotate key to I position, then push pin in and insert lock cylinder into housing until pin clicks into place.
  1. Install ignition switch and connect battery ground cable.
SRS wire harness is routed near the ignition switch.

CAUTION:
  • All SRS electrical wiring harnesses are covered with yellow outer insulation.
  • Before disconnecting the SRS wire harness, install the short connector on the airbag.
  • Replace the entire affected SRS harness assembly if it has an open circuit or damaged wiring.
IGNITION SWITCH
  1. Remove the steering wheel, then remove the steering column covers.
  2. Disconnect the 7-P connector from the under-dash fuse box.
  3. Insert the key and turn it to "0."
  4. Remove the 2 screws and replace the base of the switch.

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1998 toyota


There is a pin that you have to push in on the bottom of the lock cylinder housing.It is recessed in a hole.You have to turn the key to acc or on to get it to push in.Once you push it in you can pull the key and lock cylinder out.

Dec 01, 2008 | 1998 Toyota Camry

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93 Ford Ranger Ignition Cylinder


Hi..
On 1993 Ford ranger to remove the ignition lock cylinder switch

You need to remove the Steering wheel.
Remove trim shrounds.
Set ignition switch to Run position.
If your vehicle is A/T trans. put the selector lever in Park.
You will see retaining pin. Push retaining pin inward and pull out the lock cylinder.
Unplug wire from lock cylinder.
To install reverse remove procedure.

NOTE'' If you don't have the key or the cylinder is locked.
Instead of push the retaining pin you will need to Drill with a
1/8 in ( 3.17mm) Bit to drill out the retaining pin.
Be careful DO NOT drill more than 1/2 in deep.
After you need a chisel to break away the cylinder cap.
You need a 3/8in (9.52mm) bit to Drill in center of the cylinder.
Drill aprox. 1 3/4 in( 44mm) Deep.
REmove metal shavings. And remove the cylinder.
Clean and lubricate the gear inside. and install the new cylinder.

OK............I hope this information work for you.
Thank's for use fixya.

Jul 13, 2008 | 1993 Ford Ranger SuperCab

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