Catera 2000-2001

Ignition Lock Cylinder

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disable the SIR system, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical Section.
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  5. Remove the steering wheel inflator module.
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  7. Remove the steering wheel.
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  9. Remove the tilt lever.
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  11. Remove the screw caps from the upper steering column cover.
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  13. Remove the screws from the upper steering column cover.
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  15. Remove the upper steering column cover.

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    Fig. Upper steering column cover

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  17. Remove the screws from the lower steering column cover.
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  19. Remove the lower steering column cover.

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    Fig. Lower steering column cover

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  21. Remove the inflatable restraint steering wheel module coil.
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  23. Remove the turn signal switch.
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  25. Insert a small pointed awl or wire into the ignition lock cylinder release pin hole and pull out the ignition lock cylinder.

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    Fig. Releasing the cylinder lock

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To install:

  1. Install the ignition lock cylinder.
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  3. Look into the hole that receives the ignition lock cylinder on the lower RH side in order to locate the locking lever.
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  5. Carefully push down on the locking lever using a small flat-bladed tool until an audible click is heard.

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    Fig. Installing the ignition lock cylinder

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  7. Install the turn signal switch.
  8.  
  9. Install the inflatable restraint steering wheel module coil.
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  11. Install the lower steering column cover.
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  13. Install the screws to the lower steering column cover.
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  15. Install the upper steering column cover.
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  17. Install the screws to the upper steering column cover.
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  19. Install the screw caps to the upper steering column cover.
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  21. Install the tilt lever.
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  23. Install the steering wheel.
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  25. Install the steering wheel inflator module.
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  27. Enable the SIR system.
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