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Ignition and shift lock

I need to bypass remove the ignition/steering lock and shift lock of a Mazda mx-6 1993. We are working on a movie and the they brought the car but no keys, just need to roll it to new location for the shoot..can you help

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  • judas13s May 30, 2009

    yes it is a auto transmission

  • Ryan
    Ryan May 11, 2010

    is this car an auto ?

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By the sifter, (beside your right leg if sitting in the car)
there will be a small plastic cap, about the size of a penny. it will be located around the frount of the shifter.
remove that cap with a small screw drive.
under it is the shift lock over ride.
the small screw driver should alow you to use it like a key and move the shifter into nutral.

if this fails look on the trany for the sift linkage(would be on the back side of a f/w drive car and the driver side if it was R/w drive. disconect the linkage and get a strong vise-grip pliers and shift by hand. keep in mind PRND12..... so go in one direction only, and go back 2 clicks. this will be nutral.

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