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  1. #1
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    Dec 2007

    Default Key Cylinder removal

    I have a 97 geo metro. The manual makes no reference to key cylinder removal. My key has broken off inside the cylinder, How do I remove the Key cylinder? Thanks jrmfg

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    Join Date
    Jan 2007


    jrmfg - Haynes manual #24075 has the repair in it on page 12-4 Section 10. You have to replace the key tumbler and housing as a unit. Purchase a new assembly. Replace the housing, which is held in place by two bolts that the heads are snaped off when it is installed. Cut a grove in each bolt head and use a flat blade screwdriver to unscrew them. Then mount the new assembly.

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