Sounds as though you have something stuck in the keyway. You can try taking a coping saw blade, break the end off, and slide it into the keyway with the teeth pointing back at you. It's small enough that it can slide in and grab anything that might be stuck. If that doesn't work, you'll have to remove the lock, and you'll need some professional advice for that one.
Remove the retaining ring from the top of your 1997 Chevrolet 1500 ignition cylinder. Slide the ignition cylinder out and remove the wiring harness.
I have a 2000 Ranger, and on mine the lens is made of plastic. To remove it, I squeeze the lens just enough so that the tabs will snap out.
Remove the 2 screws holding the plastic housing around the steering wheel. Remove the top part of the housing; pull down the bottom part as it does NOT come off. Set your ignition to the RUN position. Push in the tab on the underside of the lock cylinder and pull out the old cylinder. Get your new cylinder & set it to the RUN position (or at least out of the LOCK position). Slide your new cylinder in the way the old one came out. Make sure it locks in correctly.
There will be a pin on the front bottom of the cylinder housing. Turn the key to the on position then push the pin in and pull the cylinder out.
follow the top radiator hose to the engine, remove it then remove the thermostat housing, remove the thermostat and replace it
Remove the covers to the steering column, then use a small screw driver and push in tab on bottom of cylinder with key in run position and pull out.
remove the rear brakes, then remove the brake line to cylinder. remove the bolt holding cylinder on. then pull out wheel cylinder. to install cylinder, position it in place, put bolt back in cylinder to hold it. hook back up the brake line then put the brake shoes back on. when done bleed the system if need be.
if it is the ignition lock cylinder, first disconnect the battery, you need to remove the steering wheel ,turn signal switch , etc, then you need to insert the ignition key into the lock cylinder, turn it to the run position,then pull the cylinder out, reverse the operation to install the cylinder,
yes you do have to remove lock cylinder:first turn it to the off position and then under column is a hole.Take a pick or coathanger ,bend it straight to go inside hole and press against cylinder release button and pull cylinder out
If you need to replace the slave cylinder it is located in the bell housing and the trans has to be removed. The clutch master cylinder is located on the firewall on the drivers side
New AnswerUsing your current key, insert it into the ignition & turn the ignition to the "On" position but not the "Start" position. Do not start the truck. Next, using a very small screwdriver (preferably a Phillips head) insert it into the hole located under the ignition key cylinder on the steering column.Pressing upwards with the small screwdriver or nail, you will press in the release button.Firmly grip the key & ignition cylinder while pressing up on this release button & remove while in the "On" position.Insert your new ignition cylinder with the key in it, into the "On" position until it snaps in place. Going in, the release button does not need to be depressed.You now have a Cylinder key, that will not match your door lock keys!Best of luck.
There are two (2) torque screws that hold the cylinder itself onto the car. Remove both and the cylinder should fall out. (this is the hard way) Remove one (1) Torque screw, bottom. Then turn the key to the ON position (not running) and then press the tab that holds the cylinder in and the cylinder itself should fall out. (this is the easy way)
The hydraulic clutch slave cylinder is located on the mainshaft of the trans. You must remove the trans to get to it
The instructions to remove the cylinder head on a Renault Trafic van are easily found online by searching for it. The process is so long that I do not have enough room to explain it here.
How do your remove the dashboard on a 2000 Ford Ranger?
How do you remove the flywheel on a 1999 ford ranger
Remove ignition transformer to reach it. There should be 2 camshaft position sensors on the 5.4L engine - visibly on the front right cylinder head and the other visibly on the front of the left cylinder head. Remove ,Replace, then return ignition transformer.
You will need to remove the cylinder head from your Chevy Lumina engine. Remove the head gasket and clean the surface. Put the new head gasket on and return the cylinder had to its original position.
Are you sure the key is inserted in all the way, try it with a different key. Make sure the wheels are not turned either fully to the right or left. You may have to remove the panels around the ignition cylinder to see if anything is restricting the cylinder from turning all the way. I know normally you must put it in the run position in order to be able to remove the cylinder but, have you tried removing it while it was in the locked position. You might be able to press the cylinder lock pin with it in the lock position. It could be that a tumbler has come loose and jammed cylinder.
on the side of the trans where the slave cylinder goes into the bell housing, there is a gold fitting attaching the hyd. line to the slave. on that gold fitting there is a white plastic band that needs to be pushed down towards the slave cylinder. push it in far enough and the line will pull free.
push in line pull back teflon sleeve evenly then pull back
To remove brake cylinder from Corsa B, first disconnect and unplug hydraulic lines. Remove the nuts and the master cylinder. Remove the reservoir cover, followed by the brake cylinder.
Insert the key and turn it to the run position. Under the column there is a small hole that you insert a small punch or a pin up into and press a pin on the cylinder to release it from the housing. If the cylinder is siezed and will not turn, then you are in for a real job. You have to drill out the tumblers to get it to turn. You need to somehow turn that cylinder to the run position to get it out.
Position the wheels in the straight ahead position, then turn the ignition to the LOCK position. Disconnect the negative battery cable. If equipped with SRS, wrap the negative cable with insulated tape and wait at least 60 seconds before continuing the procedure, in order to allow the air bag system time to disarm. Remove the steering wheel. Remove the hood lock release lever from the lower panel. Remove the lower instrument panel knee protector. Remove the upper and lower steering column cover. Remove the clip that holds the wiring against the steering column. Remove the key reminder switch, if equipped. Unplug the ignition switch from the steering lock cylinder and remove. Insert the key into the steering lock cylinder and turn to the ACC position. With a small cross-tip screwdriver, push the lock pin of the steering lock cylinder inward and then pull the lock cylinder out towards you. When equipped with automatic transaxle, the vehicles have safety-lock systems and will have a key interlock cable installed in a slide lever on the side of the key cylinder. Carefully unhook the interlock cable from the lock cylinder while withdrawing cylinder from lock housing.
Remove the cylinder head from your VW engine. Remove the head gasket and clean the head gasket surface. Put the new head gasket on and return the cylinder head to its original position.