Liberty, Wrangler, 1997-2005

Ignition Lock Cylinder

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
The ignition key must be in the key cylinder for cylinder removal. The key cylinder must be removed first before removing ignition switch.

  1. If equipped with an automatic transmission, place shifter in PARK position.
  2.  
  3. Rotate key to ON position.
  4.  
  5. A release tang is located on bottom of key cylinder .
  6.  
  7. Position a small screwdriver or pin punch into tang access hole on bottom of steering column lower cover .
  8.  
  9. Push the pin punch up while pulling key cylinder from steering column
  10.  

To install:


NOTE
The ignition key must be in the key cylinder for cylinder installation.

  1. Install the lock cylinder into the housing using care to align the end of the lock cylinder with the ignition switch.
  2.  
  3. Push the lock cylinder in until it clicks.
  4.  
  5. Rotate the key to the lock position
  6.  


NOTE
The ignition key must be in the key cylinder for cylinder removal. The key cylinder must be removed first before removing ignition switch.

  1. If equipped with an automatic transmission, place shifter in PARK position.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lower shroud cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) module.
  6.  
  7. Remove the halo ring around the cylinder.
  8.  
  9. Rotate key to ON position.
  10.  
  11. A release tang is located on bottom of key cylinder .
  12.  
  13. Position a small screwdriver or pin punch into tang access hole on bottom of steering column.
  14.  
  15. Push the pin punch up while pulling key cylinder from steering column.
  16.  

To install:


NOTE
The ignition key must be in the key cylinder for cylinder installation .

  1. Install the key cylinder into the housing using care to align the end of the key cylinder with the ignition switch .
  2.  
  3. Push the key cylinder in until it clicks .
  4.  
  5. Rotate the key to the insert position.
  6.  
  7. Install the halo ring around the key cylinder housing.
  8.  
  9. Install the RKE module.
  10.  
  11. Install the lower shroud cover.
  12.  

 
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