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hoffert
Tribal Scout

4 Posts

Posted - 19 May 2013 :  6:45:21 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anyone know how to remove the ignition key cylinder on a 1973 le mans ?

69warbird
Tribal Scout

USA
22 Posts

Posted - 23 Feb 2014 :  1:55:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
If its like the others i have done, you put the key in ACC, and insert a paper clip or small pick into the hole and rotate the cyl one way or the other and it should release, it's tricky...Some fall right out others are a real pain.
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cortcomp
Coyote

USA
5335 Posts

Posted - 23 Feb 2014 :  1:57:48 PM  Show Profile  Visit cortcomp's Homepage  Reply with Quote
If it's like my 71, you take the wheel off and you put the key in and there's a little lever under the turn signal switch you have to push or toy with.

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Blued and Painted
Chief PONTIAC

USA
3404 Posts

Posted - 23 Feb 2014 :  2:06:44 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yes, If there is no hole of the key entry face plate, then there will be an internal lock requiring disassemble of the top part of the column requiring a special tool.


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