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ignition key tumbler removal on 2002 SATURN SL2

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ignition key tumbler removal on 2002 SATURN SL2

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  • Disconnect negative battery cable.
  • Remove lock cylinder bezel from steering column shroud by carefully prying with thin bladed screwdriver.
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  • Remove shroud fasteners and remove steering column upper and lower shroud panels.
  • Insert key into ignition lock cylinder and rotate to RUN position. Then rotate the ignition cylinder back to the ACC position.
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    1. Depress the locking button on the side of ignition module assembly with a thin pick-type tool. Slide lock cylinder assembly from ignition module.


    IMPORTANT: Actuator blade within ignition module housing must be in the ACC position to install lock cylinder assembly. If rotated, replace it to the ACC position using needle nose pliers.



    Insert key into ignition lock cylinder and install into ignition module.


  • Install steering column upper and lower shroud panels and shroud fasteners.
  • Install lock cylinder bezel.
  • Reconnect negative battery cable.


    Perform passlock relearn procedure:



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    Customer: replied 8 years ago.
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