Pontiac Fiero 1984-1988 Repair Guide

Ignition Lock Cylinder

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 After removing the lock plate, turn signal switch and key buzzer switch, remove the lock cylinder retaining screw and the lock cylinder

  1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
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  3. Remove the steering wheel and pad as previously outlined.
  4.  
  5. Turn the lock to the RUN position.
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  7. 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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  9. Remove the lock cylinder retaining screw and lock cylinder. Refer to the accompanying illustration.
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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.

To install:

  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 and torque to 15 inch lbs. (1.6 Nm).
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  7. Install the multi-function switch, lock plate, and steering wheel as previously outlined in this section.
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