1995 Ford Ranger ignition removel

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1995 Ford Ranger 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

key broke inside ignition
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Thursday, November 5th, 2009 AT 3:01 AM

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Removal (IF you can rotate the KEY)
Disconnect negative battery cable.
Ensure gear selector is in Park (A/T models).
Remove steering wheel and steering column shrouds.
Disconnect key warning switch electrical connector.
On all models, using key, turn lock cylinder to RUN position.
Using a 1/8" (3.17 mm) diameter pin or punch, depress retaining pin located in outer edge of lock cylinder housing, and pull out lock cylinder


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Removal (Without Key)
Use this procedure to remove ignition lock cylinder if key is missing or cylinder lock is frozen.
Disconnect battery negative cable.
Remove steering wheel.
Remove upper and lower steering column shrouds.
Disconnect key warning switch electrical connector.
Use a 1/8" (3.17 mm) drill bit to drill out retaining pin.
DO NOT drill deeper than 1/2" (12.7 mm).
Place a chisel at base of lock cylinder cap.
Using hammer, strike chisel with sharp blows to break cap away from lock cylinder.
Use 3/8" (9.52 mm) drill bit to drill out center of lock cylinder key slot. Drill down approximately 1 3/4" (44 mm) until lock cylinder breaks away from base of lock cylinder.
Remove metal shavings from lock cylinder housing.
Remove bearing retainer, bearing and ignition drive gear from lock cylinder.
Thoroughly clean all metal shavings and other foreign materials from housing.
Carefully inspect housing for damage.
If damage is apparent, replace housing.
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