To remove a GM ignition lock cylinder, use basic hand-tools to loosen the center console trim, unplug the radio and access the unit. The lock cylinder needs to be removed in order to access the electronic ignition switch, which is located behind the unit.Know More
The mechanical GM lock cylinders rarely fail on these vehicles, but the electrical ignition switches located behind the units tend to malfunction. The lock cylinder needs to be removed in order to gain access to the chip-set. The following instructions explain how to remove the lock cylinder from a GM vehicle.
To wire an electric fuel pump, loosen the bolts, remove the bracket and remove the old unit before replacing it with the new one. To do this, you need a wrench set, wire cutters, screwdriver and pliers.Full Answer >
To replace a battery in a hybrid vehicle, disconnect the cables plugged into the battery, and remove the housing bolt to loosen the battery. Remove the battery from the engine. Install the new battery in the way the old one was installed, and start up the vehicle to test it.Full Answer >
A cylinder lock is a type of lock, often used on doors, which has a cylinder that rotates to move the bolt and cause it to unlock and lock. A common type of cylinder lock is one in which the cylinder contains a row of tumblers, or pins. A key is inserted into the cylinder lock to lift the pins, which aligns them so that the cylinder can rotate.Full Answer >
The General Motors ignition switch recall affects a large number of vehicles built between 1997 to 2014, though only certain models are affected in any given year. Vehicles under recall for at least one model year include the Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet Impala, Cadillac CTS and Pontiac Grand Am.Full Answer >