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requesting ea81 ignition lock *removal* how to
Posted 17 September 2003 - 01:17 PM
rather know how before i tinker with mine....
key is removed, lock is in the run position.
terrified it will lock the steering one day.
also seeking replacement parts, cylinder/key or entire casting
Posted 17 September 2003 - 01:43 PM
Here's what I did, the third time.
:-\ :eh: :madder:
Remove the steering wheel, the insturment panel surround, the steering column cover, remove the combination switch, unhook the cables for the tilt wheel, remove 4 10mm bolts holding the lock unit to the column.
Reverse order for installation.
Posted 17 September 2003 - 02:29 PM
Posted 17 September 2003 - 02:34 PM
i have the tilt version
Posted 17 September 2003 - 04:35 PM
You should only need to move it around 1/16th to release it.
Remove the lock slowly so pieces don't go shooting off in the distance. Even if this happens, it's not the end of the world. Insert your key in the lock once it's out to keep everything together.
Once out you can use a screwdriver to turn off the ignition. With the ignition off you should be able to insert your key and carefully reinstall it in the cylinder.
While its out you could look to see which pin/disk is scratched and hanging up the lock. This pin/disk can be removed along with the spring and it won't make any difference in your lock!
Picks would help, but an allen wrench filed will work just fine.
82 Hatch, transforming......:temper:
01 Forester, jealous.......... :madder:
Posted 17 September 2003 - 04:58 PM
still lookin for key/cylinder combo or more....
Posted 17 September 2003 - 08:30 PM
Posted 17 September 2003 - 09:53 PM
Were talking a 3" long very very thin wrench with an open and closed end (Combo).
Posted 17 September 2003 - 10:47 PM
Posted 18 September 2003 - 09:28 AM
Posted 18 September 2003 - 10:04 AM
a teaser, eh? yours works, so mine *should* also
i will entertain no such hope here, what are the chances?
all negativity is for research purposes only and should be
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Posted 18 September 2003 - 10:26 AM
Posted 18 September 2003 - 10:38 AM
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