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2002 grand prix...key broke in ignition.

My key broke off in the ignition. Any Ideas how I can get the broken piece out without having to spend a fortune to have it professionally removed?

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  • chevelless45 May 24, 2009

    Thank you...I've tried small picks, and even tweezers. I can't seem to get it out. If I take the tumbler out, will i have to take the complete steering wheel apart? How big of a project is it?

  • chevelless45 May 25, 2009

    sorry, first time using this. Would you please be able to help. Thank you.

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You may get it out using a pick, or a paperclip with a very small bend on the end. If you can't get it to come out from there, you may need to replace the ignition tumbler. Let me know, and I'll give you the steps if necessary.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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  • its420_us May 24, 2009

    I would have walked you through the entire process. Your rating says, "NOT HAPPENING"!

  • its420_us May 25, 2009

    You will have to remove your steering wheel, the steering lock mechanism, turn signal switch, and then your tumbler. You will need a steering wheel puller, and bolts for it to remove your steering wheel.

  • its420_us May 25, 2009

    Before you do anything, you need to disconnect your negative battery cable, and wait at least 1 minute to disable your airbag system.

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