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99 grand prix: my answer, on removing the key lock

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look i payed you for my question, so where is my answer, on removing the key lock from the 99 grand prix.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  david replied 8 years ago.

Hi thank you for your question hope this helps.


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Ignition Lock Cylinder

Removal & Installation

To Remove:

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the upper and lower steering column trim covers.
  3. Disconnect the lock cylinder electrical connector from the harness on the column.
  4. Insert the key in the steering column lock cylinder.
  5. Turn the key to the START position.
  6. Install a 1/16 allen wrench into the hole on top of the lock assembly to release the lock cylinder retaining pin.
  7. Turn the steering column lock cylinder set to the RUN position.
  8. Pull the lock cylinder out of the lock module assembly.
  9. Remove the key from the lock cylinder.





To Install:

  1. Insert the key into the lock cylinder.
  2. Line up the locking tab and the positioning tab of the lock cylinder with the locking tab slot and the positioning tab slot in the lock module assembly.
  3. Push the lock cylinder into the lock module.
  4. Rotate the lock cylinder in all positions.
  5. Connect the lock cylinder electrical connector.
  6. Install the steering column covers.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.



hope this helps