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I NEED TO RESET MY 2005 CHEVROLET IMPALA

I JUST REPLACE A IGNITION CYLINDER IN MY CAR

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    I have a 2005 Chevrolet aveo. I bought an ignition key cylinder and it comes with one new key. Where do I get the reprogramming code?

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You will have to pull the steering wheel off and then the turn signal switch, under that is a release pin to remove the lock cylinder. Since you will have to remove the airbag on the wheel obtain and follow exactly the disarming instructions for the airbag system, if it goes off because it was not disarmed then very serious injury can result.

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