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Key Cylinder removal

How do I change the key cylinder on my 1989 Isuzu pick up? It is difficult to turn.

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  • Jim Bob W May 17, 2008

    I have a 1989 Isuzu pickup. The key has become almost impossible to turn. How do I remove the cylinder & replace it?

  • Jim Bob W Jun 13, 2008

    Thanks for the answer. I was able to change it out after pulling the steering wheel. It was pretty easy after that. Two screws that hold the turn signal lever, pulled it back, one brass button, it all came out.

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Lock cylinder & keys is about $90. Switch alone is around $45 with wiring harness. Don't know if switch comes with a new lock cylinder. Thought I had to replace mine, so read up on it in Haynes Repair manual before jumping in. Just did this today. Took my switch apart, cleaned it - nothing wrong, put it back together. Doing that, I didn't have to remove the lock cylinder, so I can't offer hands on with that.
My '89 pickup does not have shearhead bolts as described in the manual - guess some models do. Here's what the book says (with my add-ons):

- Disconnect neg. battery cable
- Remove steering column cover (bottom half - 5 phillips screws)
- Unplug ignition switch wiring harness (I didn't do this - must be back up under the dash somewhere)
- Remove the two ignition switch/steering lock mounting bolts (phillips) If shearhead bolts, cut a slot in the head with a chisel, then use a flat blade screwdriver to remove. You can get to these two screws by turning the steering wheel first one way, then the other. (Once you get in there, you'll see removing it is not a big issue)
- Remove switch assembly from steering column.
- Install is reverse of removal procedure

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