Ignition lock housing

Asked by Oct 28, 2019 at 01:52 AM about the 1996 GMC Yukon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I recently replace the lock cylinder the key
will turn but it does not start the car when
removing the ignition switch the gear inside
of the housing does not turn when I move
the key

7 Answers


Probably a faulty ignition switch.

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Put if u put a screw driver in the ignition switch it turns the truck over had a mechanic tell me this morning that it is the housing for the lock cylinder bottom half don't turn


Part of the ignition switch.

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Do u know if I have to take the steering wheel off tho remove the housing


If you want to work on this yourself, I suggest you get a decent repair manual. Here are links to books for under $20 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Haynes-Repair-Manual-Chevrolet-GMC-Pick-ups-1988-2000-C-K-/283511351594?_trksid=p2349526.m4383.l4275.c10#viTabs_0 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Chilton-General-Motors-Full-Size-Trucks-1988-1998-Repair-Shop-Manual-28624-Used-/113725144793?_trksid=p2349526.m4383.l4275.c10#viTabs_0

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I do plan on doing it myself it looks like it's only three bolts just wondering if you have to get the steering wheel off to access them

problem fixed was gears in the ignition cylinder lock housing were bad and broken replaced now fine

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