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Old 05-25-16, 09:03 PM   #1
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Hello,

I have a 1992 SC400 and both my keys wont turn the ignition switch to on, it only turns to the ACC position. My ignition lock seems to be broken.

Ive removed my center console/dash to expose the lock cylinder but I cannot figure out how to remove it. Ive red that there is a pin somewhere that becomes exposed after the lock is turned to ACC but I cannot locate it.

Thanks for any suggestions.
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Problem solved,

I had exposed the lock but not enough, you have to pull out the black trim underneath the gauge cluster, that exposes the top of the lock cylinder. Then there is a small pin that you can press with a screw driver.

With the key in ACC position press the exposed pin on top of the ignition lock and pull lightly on the key, the ignition cylinder slides right out.
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I was also able to start the SC by using some needle nose pliers and turning the gold ignition tab.

Now I have a ride to the lock-smith to get the ignition lock fixed.
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