Question about 1997 Chevrolet C1500
You have to disassemble the steering column. to get it lock cylinder out...
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Posted on Aug 02, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
get a phillipshead un do about 4 screws from underneath plastic cover which hides steering colume. remove cover you will see white plug on the left hand side of ignition barrel disconect.then right hand side there will be acable disconect.now get a small chissel and anti clockwise tap bolts which have no heads on them that are on top of steering colume when they are alittle bit lose use plyers its easier pull bolts out clamp will then come of and then you can pull whole ignition of. now there is 2 brass pins which hold barrel in ignition up near the key end remove and barrel will come out but it might be easier to take whole ignition to locksmith and get them to do it and get new key for around 30 bucks i did a mates about couple months ago seeya orangepeel.
Posted on May 26, 2009
There are one or two little pins in the igniton switch that you need to have pushed in while switch is turned and pulled out.
Posted on Sep 09, 2009
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Posted on Nov 04, 2009
THE IGNITION SWITCH HAS TO BE IN THE START POSITION.INSERT 1/16 INCH ALLEN WRENCH PRESS THE LOCK CYLINDER RELEASE PIN AND ROTATE THE KEY TO THE RUN POSITION.AND PULL THE LOCK CYLINDER OUT.WHEN INSTALLING THE NEW CYLINDER ALIGN THE RETAINER SLOT IN THE HOUSING THEN PUSH THE CYLINDER IN UNTIL IT SNAPS IN POSITION.
Posted on Jun 21, 2010
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