Jeep CJ 1945-1970 Repair Information

Ignition Lock Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



CJ Models
  1. Remove the ignition switch.
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  3. Put the key in the lock and turn it to the ON position.
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  5. Insert a heavy paper clip wire or something similar through the release hole in the side of the switch. Push in the retaining ring until the lock cylinder can be pulled out.
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To install:
  1. Align the tang on the cylinder with the slot in the case and push the cylinder in.
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  3. Install the switch.
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Utility Models
  1. Turn the key to the left, to the AUXILIARY position.
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  3. Insert a piece of heavy wire or unbent paper clip into the release hole in the lock cylinder. This will compress the cylinder retainer.
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  5. Pull the cylinder out with the key.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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