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How do you remove and replace the key lock cylinder in glove box

How do you remove and replace the key lock cylinder in the glove box? I understand that the new cylinder just plugs in, but how do you get the old one out?

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  • msemegen Jul 17, 2009

    There are no screws. It appears to be press fit.

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Open box ull see 3 screws

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