2001 Chevy Malibu

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2001 Chevy Malibu

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Saturday, July 10th, 2010 AT 11:53 AM

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Ignition Lock Cylinder:

Removal & Installation

1.Remove the knee bolster.

2.Turn ignition switch to the RUN position.

3.Push the ignition lock cylinder tab.

4.Remove the ignition lock cylinder.


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The removal and installation of the ignition lock cylinder

To install:

1.General Information.

2.Install the ignition lock cylinder.

3.Install the knee bolster.

Refer to the Ignition Switch removal and installation procedure to remove the lock cylinder.

Ignition Switch:

Removal & Installation

CAUTION
Before servicing any electrical component, the ignition key must be in the OFF or LOCK position and all electrical loads must be OFF, unless instructed otherwise in these procedures. If a tool or equipment could easily come in contact with a live exposed electrical terminal, also disconnect the negative battery cable. Failure to follow these precautions may cause personal injury and/or damage to the vehicle or its components.

1.Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2.Disable the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical Section.

3.With a small flat-bladed tool remove the trim ring from the ignition switch.

4.Remove the accessory trim plate from the I/P carrier..

5.Remove the upper trim cover from the steering column.

6.Remove the instrument cluster trim plate from the I/P carrier..

7.Remove the I/P cluster from the I/P carrier.


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Remove the bolts from the ignition switch

8.Remove the bolts from the ignition switch.


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Disconnect the electrical connectors from the ignition switch

9.Disconnect the electrical connectors from the ignition switch.

10.Insert the key into the ignition switch lock cylinder. Rotate the key to the ON position.

11.Perform the following procedure if the ignition switch lock cylinder is seized or will not rotate.

Protect the immediate work area with suitable material such as clean shop towels or a clean fender cover.

Locate the surface for the lock cylinder release button (2) on the plastic ignition switch housing. Center punch a location on the rib (1) approximately 3/8 inch rearward toward the key entry end from the cylinder release button.

Carefully drill a pilot hole through the plastic housing with a 1/8-inch drill bit.

Using a 9/32-inch drill bit, carefully drill a larger hole at the pilot location, and slightly into the surface of the ignition switch lock cylinder to break the release button retaining spring .

Remove portions of the broken spring from the hole using a small suitable tool.

Grasp the ignition switch lock cylinder and remove the cylinder from the switch housing.

Remove any plastic flashing from the drilling operation. Use compressed air to blow out the ignition switch assembly.

Follow service procedures when cylinder recoding is required.


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Depress and release the transaxle park/lock cable retainer. Pull to remove the park/lock cable from the ignition switch

12.Depress and release the transaxle park/lock cable retainer. Pull to remove the park/lock cable from the ignition switch.


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Press the release plunger on the ignition switch lock cylinder. The release plunger is located at the four o'clock position on the ignition switch housing

13.Press the release plunger on the ignition switch lock cylinder. The release plunger is located at the four o'clock position on the ignition switch housing.

14.Use the key in order to pull the lock cylinder from the ignition switch housing.


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Disconnect the pass key electrical connector from the ignition switch housing

15.Disconnect the pass key electrical connector from the ignition switch housing.

16.Remove the ignition switch from the vehicle.

To install:

NOTE
If you replace the ignition lock cylinder, you must code the new cylinder. Install the ignition switch to the vehicle.

1.Connect the pass key electrical connector to the ignition switch housing.

2.Use the key in order to install the lock cylinder to the ignition switch housing.

3.Perform the following procedure if you are installing a new ignition switch lock cylinder:

Install the new ignition switch lock cylinder as required by rotating both the cylinder and the ignition switch to the ON position.

Push the lock cylinder into the ignition switch housing until fully seated.

It may be necessary to slightly depress the release button as the cylinder passes by the 9/32-inch hole previously drilled in the ignition switch housing.

4.Connect the park lock cable to the ignition switch housing.

5.Connect the electrical connectors to the ignition switch.

6.Install the ignition switch housing to the I/P carrier.

NOTE
Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.

7.Install the ignition switch bolts, and tighten the bolts to 88 lb inches (10 Nm).

8.Install the I/P cluster to the IP carrier.

9.Install the I/P cluster trim plate to the IP carrier.

10.Install the upper trim cover to the steering column.

11.Install the accessory trim plate to the I/P carrier.

12.Install the trim ring to the ignition switch.

13.Enable the SIR system.

14.Connect the negative battery cable.

15.Perform the Passlock learn procedure.
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