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I lost my key now i've bought a new lock cylinder but to get the old one out it says you have to turn the ignition to the start position which i can't do because i don't have the key any ideas

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Look around online your going to have to learn to pick a lock not hard at all to do on a chevy tell you how you'll need the little stem from a ball point pen the little clip. a Bobby pin or a couple of very Fine and thin allen wrenches those work best and just begin poking and probing it took me 15 min to unlock my switch but patience does pay off check www.youtube.com and just look around for LOCKPICKING its a very helpful thing to learn especially if you every get locked out of a car or house its locksmith 101 from what I've heard and good luck

If not than you probably have to drill out

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Any car thieves in your neighborhood that would help? seriously now look for a small hole under the lock that a paper clip wire would fit in.find an old key that 'kind of'' fits push the wire into the hole as you wiggle the key you jammed in there and pull out on it.if your unit doesn't have the afore mentioned hole to release cyl,you'll have to drive a punch into the key slot,risking damage to the assembly,or acquire the service of a local locksmith

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