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HOW DO I REMOVE AN IGNITION CYLINDER

1998 Plymouth Voyager

Steering problem
1998 Plymouth Voyager 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 116000 miles

My ignition lock is stuck. S o I bought a new one.
I need to know how to remove the old ignition key cylinder and replace it. Please help me with the step by step how I go about this.
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Chamu19
February 21, 2009.




Hello .. thanks for the donation .. much appreciated ..

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IGNITION SWITCH & LOCK CYLINDER
Removal
Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove steering column cover retaining screws. Remove cable from parking brake release handle. Remove screws holding steering column shrouds. Remove lower steering column shroud.
With key inserted and ignition switch in RUN position, depress retaining tab. See Fig. 6 . Remove lock cylinder. Using No. 10 Torx bit, remove ignition switch mounting screw. Depress retaining tab, and gently pry switch from steering column. See Fig. 7 . Disconnect electrical connectors.
Installation
To install, reverse removal procedure. Ensure ignition switch and actuator shaft in lock housing are in RUN position. Lock cylinder retaining tab will depress only in RUN position. Check for proper operation of ignition switch in all positions. Check for proper operation of key-in warning switch.
Fig. 6: Removing Lock Cylinder
Courtesy of CHRYSLER CORP.


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Fig. 7: Removing Ignition Switch
Courtesy of CHRYSLER CORP.


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Dave H
Feb 21, 2009.


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