S10 Pickup, Sonoma 2000-2004

Ignition Lock Cylinder

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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Disable the airbag system, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical Section.
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  5. Remove the hush and knee bolster.
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  7. Remove the steering column trim covers.
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  9. With the key installed, turn the key to the RUN position.
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  11. Install an hex wrench into the hole on top of the lock cylinder housing. Push down on the hex wrench to release the tab on the lock cylinder inside the lock cylinder housing.
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  13. Slide the lock cylinder out of the lock cylinder housing.

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    Fig. Push down on the hex wrench to release the tab on the lock cylinder inside the lock cylinder housing

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To install:

  1. Align the upper steering column trim cover.
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  3. Install the screws that retain the upper steering column trim cover to the steering column. Tighten the upper steering column trim cover retaining screws to 12 inch lbs. (1.4 Nm).

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    Fig. Use a screwdriver to rotate the lock cylinder housing gear clockwise to the START position

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  5. Install the key into the lock cylinder.
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  7. Use a screwdriver to rotate the lock cylinder housing gear clockwise to the start position - allowing it to spring return into the RUN position.
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  9. Align the lock cylinder and install the lock cylinder into the lock cylinder housing.
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  11. Connect the passlock and key buzzer into the lock housing.
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  13. Install the steering column trim covers.
  14.  
  15. Install the hush and knee bolster.
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  17. Enable the airbag system, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical Section.
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  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
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