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ign cyl & reverse-interlock removal, key issues
Posted by Nils99 [Email] (more from Nils99) on Sun, 4 Mar 2012 18:56:55
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Hi all:

It turns out that there's a chunk of key that's broken off in the ignition cylinder. So I still don't know for sure if I'll need a new key. But the P.O. drilled thru the shifter assembly into the cylinder.

http://s1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/nils991/?action=view&current=2012-03-02212642.jpg

http://s1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/nils991/?action=view&current=2012-03-02215317.jpg

Still having trouble getting the cylinder to slip out. It looks like it will if I also remove the dreaded reverse-interlock gear via the small circlip.

http://s1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/nils991/?action=view&current=2012-03-02220605.jpg

Some posts mention a code number on the trunk lock. Can that number be used to make another ignition key? Or will it simply make a duplicate trunk/door key?

Lastly, would it be a good idea to re-lube the inside of the shifter assembly? If so, with which kind of grease?

http://s1172.photobucket.com/albums/r566/nils991/?action=view&current=2012-03-02220552.jpg

Any tips not already listed would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks and Think Spring.

Joe





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