Chevrolet Citation/Omega/Phoenix/Skylark 1980-1985 Repair Guide

Ignition Lock Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Remove the key warning buzzer using a bent paper clip



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Fig. Fig. 2 Installing the ignition lock cylinder

  1. Remove the steering wheel.
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  3. Turn the lock to the Run position.
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  5. Remove the lock plate, turn signal switch or combination switch, and the key warning buzzer switch. The warning buzzer switch can be fished out with a bent paper clip.
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  7. Remove the lock cylinder retaining screw and lock cylinder.
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CAUTION
If the screw is dropped on removal, it could fall into the column, requiring complete disassembly to retrieve the screw.

  1. Rotate the cylinder clockwise to align the cylinder key with the keyway in the housing.
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  3. Push the lock all the way in.
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  5. Install the screw. Tighten to 15 inch lbs.
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  7. The rest of installation is the reverse of removal. Turn the lock to Run to install the key warning buzzer switch, which is simply pushed down into place.
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