1. Remove the lower steering wheel shroud. For a 1998 Jeep Cherokee it is connected with three #2 Phillips screws underneath. 2. Put the key in the ignition, turn the ignition to ON. On the key cylender, in the middle bottom, is a rectangular button. Press it all the way in, with a small bladed standard screwdriver. 3. Pull the key cylender out. Reverse steps to reinstall.
You will have to drill the center out to get it to turn.
No such part on a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee.No such part on a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
In the key
Any decent locksmith can rebuild the lock cylinder it for $25 - $50. DO NOT TAKE IT TO THE DEALERSHIP
The back of the ignition key cylinder is probably broken.
I have a jeep 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee and found this answer on this site under programing a 1995 jeep Grand Cherokee. Its a very good description uses the same FOB.
turn the key
I have a 1997 Grand Cherokee, and my key fits both the door and the ignition.
brake a window
get a locksmith
The 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee ignition key brain box is located behind the dashboard. The brain box will be on the drivers side of the dashboard.
Unhook the battery and wait 2 minutes before attempting repair and you will be fine.
my 95 jeep cherokee does this aswell, i heard that it is from a door switch not contacting or the BCM can be out, im going to try and replace the door switches first hope this helps!
I had the same problem. Google "keyless entry remote 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee".
Have to take it to the dealer.
You unlock the door with the key or remote.
If it is gray, then yes.
Dealer only on 96+ newer Jeep Grand Cherokee's
Basically it means it means you have a invalid skim key and you are going to have to replace the i mobilizer module with new keys and reprogram.
With the dealers scan tool.
Programmer and PIN # required
If the security system on a 1991 Jeep Cherokee will not allow the jeep to start and the key will not turn in the lock, disconnect the battery for a few minutes. Try the key in the lock with the battery disconnected. If it works the first time, reconnect the battery and the system should be reset. If the key does not work in the lock, reconnect the battery and reprogram the key fob.