HOW DO YOU EXTRACT BROKEN KEY OR IGNITION CYLINDER FROM CAR?

2001 Suzuki Esteem

Tiny

pencilpusher

October, 21, 2011 AT 11:19 PM

What about the Airbag when taking off steering wheel? My key broke in ignition. Currently driveable, took to locksmith. They tried and said that there was need to remove cylinder, as a pin was preventing the extraction past the engaged tumbler. The key of course broke at the narrowest part.

I am concerned with how to turn off the air bag, or keep it from blowing up when I am working.

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Tiny

rasmataz

October, 26, 2011 AT 9:33 AM

DISABLING & ACTIVATING AIR BAG SYSTEM

WARNING: Wait 10 seconds or more after disabling SIR system before servicing. System maintains SIR system voltage for about 10 seconds. Servicing SIR system before 10 seconds have passed may cause accidental air bag deployment and possible personal injury.

Ensure front wheels face straight ahead. Turn ignition switch to LOCK position. Remove AIR BAG fuse from junction block. . Remove steering wheel left side cap and disconnect Yellow connector of driver-side air bag module.
Pull out glove box while pushing its stopper from both right and left sides and disconnect Yellow connector of passenger-side air bag module.
To activate SIR system, turn ignition switch to LOCK position. Connect driver-side air bag module connector. Connect passenger-side air bag module connector. Install AIR BAG fuse to junction block. Turn ignition switch to ON position and ensure AIR BAG indicator flashes 6 times and then turns off.

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