Ignition lock seized???

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by BucksTherapy, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. BucksTherapy

    BucksTherapy New Member

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    I have a 99 Electra Glide and the ignition lock is seized in the unlock position. I have the key but something let go inside the lock and the key will no longer turn.
    I have read the instructions for removing the lockset which won't work if the key won't turn counterclockwise.
    What needs to happen to get the lock set out so I can replace it?
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Probably best to go to a locksmith without drilling the tumblers out.
     
  3. BucksTherapy

    BucksTherapy New Member

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    Thanks for your note. I took it to a locksmith and he basically said he couldn't help. Apparently the problem is inside the lock.

    I think the next step is to drill out the tumblers. I have never done this can anyone offer advice?