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Ignition lock cylinder wont come out. bought a new one to replace it, but cannot get the old one out. Any ideas? HELP!!!

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Under the steering weel, right below the lock cylinder there are three holes, two about the same size one smaller, the small hole is to pick the lock cylinder with a thin small screw driver i prefer philips.

1.- insert the key
2.- turn the key to on position (don't start the car)
3.- insert the screw driver until you touch the cylinder, find the locking ball, push, lock cylinder should move and pull the key with the lock cylinder
4.- install the new cylinder by pushing in.

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

  • js_john1334 Jul 30, 2011

    What if that doesn't work? What if it is still stuck?



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