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How do you remove the ignition switch tumbler on a 1971 Buick Skylark?

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2015-07-15 19:36:55
2015-07-15 19:36:55

Remove the steering wheel and lock plate then the turn signal switch and key reminder contacts, then a screw that runs right against the lock cylinder and pull it out. You need a puller for the steeering wheel and a spring compressor fot the lock plate available to rent at most parts stores,

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You have an open question as to what you are asking. Are you referring to the key and tumbler assembly or the actual ignition switch meaning the electrical part? If you mean the key and tumbler then you need to have a locksmith do it or a repair shop as the key is coded for your car. If you are referring to the switch then in that case you will need special tools to remove it.

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