Drill through the lock. There is a "gear" on the back of the lock. Try not to drill through it. After you drill through the lock you can use a screwdriver to turn that gear to the right position (RUN or ACC )depending on what kind of car you have. Then all you have to do is remove the steering wheel and mis. parts to get to a screw that holds the ignition switch in. Then remove the lock and install the new one.
The key and the ignition lock are badly worn. Try a different key if it doesn't fix it you need to replace the ignition lock.
Removing a ignition lock cylinder from a 2002 ford windstar with no key
this is caused by ignition lock cylinder failure, you will have to replace the ignition lock cylinder and key.
Replace your ignition lock assembly.
Replace just the steering lock unit. The tumblers are old, and they need to be replaces. After replacing the lock, go to a locksmith, and have him re-key the doors to match your new ignition lock.
1996 rodeo- how to remove key from lock ignition?
Without the key you are going to have to drill it out.
you don't, you need a key.
I broke my key in the ignition and cant get it out. My only option I can see, is to replace to tumbler. How do I remove it?
The ignition lock seems to be broken.
The only way to remove the lock is with a key, you will need to get a locksmith to make a key to the old ignition so you can install the new lock set. Forcing the lock forward will damage the column and could be very expensive to replace.
You can have one made but it isn't cheap. Or replace the ignition lock with one from a junk yard. Though I had the same problem, new key $125, used lock $60, but found the key.
If you truly do need to replace the key lock cylinder you will need to take it to a dealer. You can replace the ignition switch portion yourself. However the key lock has a chip on it that tells your cars computer it is ok to start. The dealer will have to re-program your cars computer to tell it that that key lock cylinder is ok to start the car.
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I don't think that's possible without the key.
You can't repair it you can only replace it.
The ignition switch is immediately behind and attached to the ignition lock cylinder. The ignition lock cylinder is where you place the key to start your vehicle. If you are haveing problems with your vehicle not starting and or turning the key, more than likely you need to replace the ignition lock cylinder. It is common for these to go bad in GM vehicles.
you need the key to get it out unless you a car thief.
The ignition switch is one unit and you replace the entire thing. Do not confuse the ignition switch with the key lock tumbler. They are two different things.
I would replace the lock cylinder.
you can not do this the ignition needs to be in position 1 then with a small screwdriver press the little button in and ignition will slide out, without key you will need to replace the whole ignition
You would have to drill out the center of the lock or have a locksmith pick the lock.
If I understand correctly you lost the key and the ignition still works. If this is true go to a dealer they should have a replacement key to buy.