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Re: I AM TRYING TO REMOVE THE PIN IN THE IGNITION OF A
Look UNDER the ignition,there is a small hole there. insert a small screwdriver or nail in it and press it in,whie turning the key....and then just pull ouy the key...the lock cylinder will come out with it. you can buy a new lock and key cylinder at autozone for about ten bucks.
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remove stearing column shroud turn key to accessory or forward to just befor starting around the ignition switch there is a pin hole use a pin and push retaining pin and pull out switch follow instructions on new switch for installation
TO REMOVE THE IGNITION SWITCH FIRST TURN OFF RADIO.AND DISABLE AIRBAGS BY DISCONNECTING NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE WAITING 20 MINUTES UNTIL AIRBAGS DISCHARGE.TO REMOVE IGNITION SWITCH PLACE THE IGNITION KEY IN THE ACC POSITION. REMOVE THE STEERING WHEEL AND REMOVE THE STEERING COLUMN COVERS.DISCONNECT THE IGNTION SWITCH ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS.REMOVE THE SWITCH RETAINING SCREWS THEN PULL THE SWITCH FROM THE LOCK CYLINDER HOUSING.IF YOU TRYING TO REMOVE THE LOCK CYLINDER WITH LOCK CYLINDER IN ACC POSITION. USE A SMALL SCREW DRIVER OR PUNCH. DEPRESS THE LOCK CYLINDER RETAINING PIN THEN REMOVE LOCK CYLINDER. TO INSTALL NEW LOCK CYLINDER. DEPRESS THE RETAINING PIN AND GUIDE THE LOCK CYLINDER INTO THE HOUSING UNTIL THE RETAINING PIN EXTENDS ITSELF BACK INTO THE LOCATING HOLE IN THE HOUSING.
1.From inside the cab, carefully pry the clutch master cylinder pushrod and retainer bushing from the pedal cross-shaft lever pin.
2. Disconnect and remove the interlock switch.
3. Remove as much fluid from reservoir as possible and place shop rags under the master cylinder to catch leaking fluid.
4. Disconnect hydraulic line from the master cylinder and plug lines and outlets to avoid contamination and excessive fluid loss.
5. Remove the two nuts retaining the clutch master cylinder.
6. Installation is the reverse of removal exept after installation, bled the system.
No real simple way. Steering wheel removal is required and drilling out the retainer pin . Taking out the cylinder from the outside is possible but damage to the steering column is a risk and lots of patience with a die grinder is needed.
On tilt columns, remove the upper extension shroud by unsnapping the shroud from the retaining clip at the 9 o'clock position.
Remove the trim shroud halves.
Unplug the wire connector at the key warning switch.
Place the shift lever in PARK and turn the key to ON.
Place a 1/8 in. wire pin in the hole in the casting surrounding the lock cylinder and depress the retaining pin while pulling out on the cylinder.
When installing the cylinder, turn the lock cylinder to the RUN position and depress the retaining pin, then insert the lock cylinder into its housing in the flange casting. Assure that the cylinder is fully seated and aligned in the interlocking washer before turning the key to the OFF position. This will allow the cylinder retaining pin to extend into the cylinder cast housing hole.
The remainder of installation is the reverse of removal.
This section is for a NON-TILT with no key or non-functioning cylinder:
Disconnect the battery ground.
Remove the steering wheel.
Remove the turn signal lever.
Remove the column trim shrouds.
Unbolt the steering column and lower it carefully.
Remove the ignition switch and warning buzzer and pin the switch in the LOCK position.
Remove the turn signal switch.
Remove the snapring and T-bolt nuts that retain the flange casting to the column outer tube.
Remove the flange casting, upper shaft bearing, lock cylinder, ignition switch actuator and the actuator rod by pulling the entire assembly over the end of the steering column shaft.
Remove the lock actuator insert, the T-bolts and the automatic transmission indicator insert, or, with manual transmissions, the key release lever.
Upon reassembly, the following parts must be replaced with new parts:
Lock cylinder assembly
Steering column lock gear
Steering column lock bearing
Steering column upper bearing retainer
Lock actuator assembly
Assembly is a reversal of the disassembly procedure. It is best to install a new upper bearing. Check that the vehicle starts only in PARK and NEUTRAL.
This section is for TILT and no key or non-functioning cylinder:
Disconnect the battery ground.
Remove the steering column shrouds.
Using masking tape, tape the gap between the steering wheel hub and the cover casting. Cover the entire circumference of the casting. Cover the seat and floor area with a drop-cloth.
Pull out the hazard switch and tape it in a downward position.
The lock cylinder retaining pin is located on the outside of the steering column cover casting adjacent to the hazard flasher button.
Tilt the steering column to the full up position and prepunch the lock cylinder retaining pin with a sharp punch.
Using a 1/8 in. drill bit, mounted in a right angle drive drill adapter, drill out the retaining pin, going no deeper than 1/2 in. (12.7mm).
Tilt the column to the full down position. Place a chisel at the base of the ignition lock cylinder cap and using a hammer break away the cap from the lock cylinder.
Using a 3/8 in. drill bit, drill down the center of the ignition lock cylinder key slot about 13/4 in. (44mm), until the lock cylinder breaks loose from the steering column cover casting.
Remove the lock cylinder and the drill shavings.
Remove the steering wheel.
Remove the turn signal lever.
Remove the turn signal switch attaching screws.
Remove the key buzzer attaching screw.
Remove the turn signal switch up and over the end of the column, but don't disconnect the wiring.
Remove the 4 attaching screws from the cover casting and lift the casting over the end of the steering shaft, allowing the turn signal switch to pass through the casting. The removal of the casting cover will expose the upper actuator. Remove the upper actuator.
Remove the drive gear, snapring and washer from the cover casting along with the upper actuator.
Clean all components and replace any that appear damaged or worn.
Installation is the reverse of removal. Check for proper operation.
following procedure applies to vehicles that have functional lock
cylinders. Such cylinders either have a key available or known key
numbers from which a key can be made.
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Turn the lock cylinder key to the RUN position.
Using a 1/8
in. (3mm) diameter wire pin or a small drift, depress the lock cylinder
retaining pin through the access hole in the upper steering column
shroud (under the ignition lock cylinder) while pulling out on the lock
cylinder. Remove the lock cylinder from the column.
Using the key, turn the ignition lock cylinder to the RUN position,
then depress the retaining pin using a wire pin or small drift
Install the lock cylinder by turning it to the RUN
position and depressing the retaining pin. Insert the lock cylinder
into its housing. Make sure the cylinder is fully seated and aligned in
the interlocking washer before turning the key to the OFF position. This will permit the cylinder retaining pin to extend into the cylinder housing.
Rotate the lock cylinder using the lock cylinder key, to ensure correct mechanical operation in all positions.
Connect the negative battery cable.
following procedure applies to vehicles in which the ignition lock is
inoperative and the lock cylinder cannot be rotated due to a lost or
broken key, unknown key number or a lock cylinder cap that has been
damaged and/or broken to the extent that the lock cylinder cannot be
You have to use a pin or paper lip to insert in hole in igmition switch to release the lock cylinder. The key has to be in "on" position I think.
Disconnect battery ground cable (14301) .
Turn lock cylinder key to RUN position.
Place a 3.17mm (1/8-inch) diameter wire pin or small drift punch in hole in upper steering column shroud (3530) under ignition switch . Press retaining pin while pulling out on ignition switch to remove it from lock cylinder housing (22074) .
Install ignition switch by turning it to RUN position and pressing retaining pin. Insert ignition switch into lock cylinder housing . Ensure ignition switch is fully seated and aligned in interlocking washer before turning key to OFF position. This will permit cylinder retaining pin to extend into lock cylinder housing hole.
Rotate ignition switch, using lock cylinder key, to ensure correct mechanical operation in all positions.
On 1993 Ford ranger to remove the ignition lock cylinder switch
You need to remove the Steering wheel.
Remove trim shrounds.
Set ignition switch to Run position.
If your vehicle is A/T trans. put the selector lever in Park.
You will see retaining pin. Push retaining pin inward and pull out the lock cylinder.
Unplug wire from lock cylinder.
To install reverse remove procedure.
NOTE'' If you don't have the key or the cylinder is locked.
Instead of push the retaining pin you will need to Drill with a
1/8 in ( 3.17mm) Bit to drill out the retaining pin.
Be careful DO NOT drill more than 1/2 in deep.
After you need a chisel to break away the cylinder cap.
You need a 3/8in (9.52mm) bit to Drill in center of the cylinder.
Drill aprox. 1 3/4 in( 44mm) Deep.
REmove metal shavings. And remove the cylinder.
Clean and lubricate the gear inside. and install the new cylinder.
OK............I hope this information work for you.
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