No not really. Replacement steps are below. You actually may not have to remove as much as I thought since you do still have the key.
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the AIR BAG fuse.
Remove the left side insulator panel.
Disengage the two yellow 2-way SIR connectors.
Remove the tilt lever, if equipped.
Remove the upper and lower steering column trim covers.
Insert the key in the lock and turn it to the ON position.
Remove the lock cylinder by pushing against the locking button on the back of the bearing/housing assembly, and pulling outward.
Install he new lock cylinder into the housing. Gently push the lock cylinder into place while rotating counterclockwise.
Install the upper and lower column covers.
Install the tilt lever, if equipped.
Engage the two yellow 2-way SIR connectors.
Install the left side insulator panel.
Install the AIR BAG fuse.
Connect the negative battery cable.
Thursday, May 27th, 2010 AT 8:25 PM