I need to replace a lock cylinder after a theft attempt, cylinder only, not the whole assembly. How?

Tiny
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  • 1990 HONDA CRX
  • 230 MILES
My CRX was recently broken into, the ignition cylinder is damaged. I need to replace the cylinder only, I see the pop button on the top but it is still not budging. Thank you in advance.
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Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 AT 12:04 AM

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Tiny
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So can you turn the cylinder at all?If not what key position is it stuck in?
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Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 AT 12:10 AM
Tiny
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First remove the steering column cover.
Turn the switch to "I".
Push the pin on the lock body and pull the lock cylinder out about 1/2". Now you can turn the key to "O" and remove it.
Insert a key cut on a long blank, turn the switch back to "I" and push the cylinder back into the body.
Re-install the steering column cover
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Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 AT 12:12 AM
Tiny
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Thank you. I will give that a try!
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Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 AT 2:28 AM
Tiny
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Well, tried multiple times. No luck, is there another strategy?
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Friday, September 23rd, 2011 AT 9:40 PM
Tiny
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I got it. Needed encouraging. Thanks again.
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Saturday, September 24th, 2011 AT 3:28 AM
Tiny
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Glad to hear you got it fixed.
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Saturday, September 24th, 2011 AT 4:37 PM

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