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How can you change a ignition cylinder without the key lost

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how can you change a ignition cylinder without the key lost the key 1993 ford explorer
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Customer: lost the keys replacing ignition cylinder to have keys to start it
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Randall C replied 1 year ago.

Hello, as you know, the key is required to turn the tumbler to On/Run so without key? yes there is Ford procedure, It works but takes a little time and effort, In the shop on some? we insert a large flatblade screwdriver into key slot and do a force break by grabbing handle with large pliers, turinng tumbler by force till in RUN then depress the button to remove, One does need to be a little careful and not overdo it, I dont recommend unless you feel comfortable, it does work but the correct way is shown in this link

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