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Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.

HelloCustomer

In this situation it is usually the lock cylinder.Here is detailed information on replacement.If this info helps please click ACCEPT so I can be paid.Thank you

Ignition Lock Cylinder Replacement - On Vehicle

Removal Procedure


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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection in Engine Electrical.
  2. Remove the upper and lower shrouds. Refer to Steering Column Trim Covers - Disassemble - Off Vehicle or Steering Column Trim Covers - Disassemble - Off Vehicle .
  3. Put the key in the steering column lock cylinder set (1).
  4. Turn the key to the "START" position.
  5. Install a 1/16 allen wrench (2) into the hole on top of the lock module assembly in order to release the steering column lock cylinder set retaining pin.
  6. Turn the steering column lock cylinder set (1) into the "RUN" position.
  7. Pull the steering column lock cylinder set (1) out from the lock module assembly.
  8. Remove the key from the steering column lock cylinder set (1).

Installation procedure


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  1. Insert the key into the steering column lock cylinder set (1).
  2. LIne up the locking tab (2) and the positioning tab (3) of the steering column lock cylinder set with the locking tab slot (5) and the positioning tab slot (4) in the lock module assembly (6).
  3. Push the steering column lock cylinder set (1) into the lock module assembly (6).
  4. Rotate the steering column lock cylinder set (1) in the lock module assembly (6) into all positions.
  5. Install the upper and lower shrouds.
  6. Remove the ignition key from the lock cylinder set (1).
  7. Connect the negative battery cable to the battery. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection in Engine Electrical.
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