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Need to replace ignition cylinder. how do you take it out

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  • dinellm May 11, 2010

    on a 2002 Saturn SL1...key broke off and, is stuck in the cylinder now

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Section 11-04: Steering Column 1997 Probe Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 05/17/2000
Ignition Switch Lock Cylinder Removal
  1. Remove the steering wheel (3600). Refer to the procedure in this section.
  1. Remove the four lower steering column shroud screws.


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  1. Separate the upper and lower steering column shrouds.
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NOTE: Use new ignition switch lock cylinder bolts. Tighten the bolts until the bolt heads break off. Check for proper ignition switch (11572) operation.

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