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I have a 92 lexus es300 that is idling rough, and the best way to describe it is it gets "shaky" when I step on the gas, until it kicks in to the right gear. Yesterday it wouldn't start right-started only to shut down right away. Brought it into the shop I bought it from today and they replaced one of the cylendars. That did make a bit of a difference but it still idles a bit rough and is a bit "shaky". Could it be they should have replaced another cylendar also or something more?

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SOURCE: I need to change my ignition cylendar.

Ignition Lock Cylinder REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 1997–99 Models CAUTION
Some models covered by this manual are equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), which uses an air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column and instrument panel, disable the SRS, as described in Section 6. NOTE: Before continuing with this procedure, make sure to have available a new steering wheel retaining bolt and two lock cylinder retaining bolts. Once removed, these parts lose their torque holding ability (or retention capability) and must not be reused.

  1. If equipped, disarm the air bag system and disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If necessary, remove the steering wheel.
  3. Remove the combination switch.
  4. Unplug the ignition switch wiring connectors.
  5. Remove the ignition and shifter interlock cable mounting bracket bolt and position the assembly to one side.
  6. Cut a groove in the ignition cylinder bracket bolts with a chisel and hammer or use a similar method.
  7. Using a screwdriver, remove and discard the bracket bolts.
  8. Remove the ignition switch lock cylinder and bracket. To install:
  9. Install the new ignition switch and the bracket into position on the steering column tube.
  10. Install the new lock cylinder bolts and tighten the bolts enough to hold the switch in position.
  11. Check for proper switch operation by rotating the key to each position. If necessary, reposition the lock cylinder until it operates properly.
  12. If positioned properly, tighten the retaining bolts until the bolt head shears off.
  13. Position the interlock cable bracket. Install and tighten the retaining bolt to 35–53 inch lbs. (4–6 Nm).
  14. Attach the wiring connector to the ignition switch.
  15. Install the combination switch.
  16. If removed, install the steering wheel.
  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
  18. Confirm operational status of the air bag system by turning the ignition key to the RUN position and visually monitoring the air bag indicator lamp in the instrument cluster. The indicator lamp should illuminate for approximately 6 seconds and then turn OFF. If the indicator lamp does not illuminate, stays ON, or flashes at any time, a fault has been detected by the air bag diagnostic monitor.
  19. Check the steering wheel, horn and combination switch functions for proper operation.
Fig. 1: Unfasten the ignition and shifter interlock cable mounting bracket bolt, and position the assembly to one side

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Fig. 2: Use a chisel and hammer to cut a groove in the ignition cylinder bracket bolts — 1991–96 models shown; 1997–99 models similar

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Check oil level sensor, replace if necessary. also, does your engine knock or make a tapping sound?

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