Pontiac Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
The lock cylinder does need to be turned in order to remove it. The dealer can install the correct tumblers into the new lock cylinder so you can use the same keys. Follow the procedure below to replace the cylinder.
Remove the steering wheel.
Lift the trim cover in order to gain access to the lock cylinder access hole (1).
Remove the ignition lock cylinder from the lock cylinder case
Reverse above procedure to install new cylinder.