Miata 1990-1997

Ignition Lock Cylinder

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Removal & Installation




CAUTION
The air bag system must be disarmed before removing the steering wheel. Failure to do so may cause accidental deployment, property damage or personal injury.

  1. Disconnect thew negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. If equipped, disarm and remove the air bag.
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  5. Remove the steering wheel.
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  7. Remove the steering column.
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  9. Place the steering column securely on a workbench. Use a chisel and hammer to make slots in the head of the lock screws. Remove the screws.
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  11. Remove the ignition lock assembly.
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To install:

  1. Position the ignition lock and bracket on the steering column.
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  3. Install the new screws until the head twists off. Make sure the lock operates properly while tightening the new locking screws.
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  5. Install the steering column and the steering wheel.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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