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How do i replace the key cylinder ignition on the 1991 sunbird le

The key is stuck in the on position, it will start but wont turn off. I think I need to replace the ignition switch. I've tried to take the steering wheel off but could not remove the (HOrn Plate) looks like a metal flower. please help. thanks

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This (plate) is held in place with a snap ring.You will need a special press to remove it and also a steering wheel puller to access the ignition lock cylinder.The actual switch is located on top of the steering column above the brake pedal. It is actuated with a rod from the ignition lock cylinder.

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Look on the back of the sterring wheel for screws remove them and then you need a steering wheel puller. you can rent on at most part stores pull it off and then follow the rest

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