It sounds like you don't have the key. If so, you can't remove the cylinder
destroying it. The cylinder must be in the RUN position to depress the pin and
There is a tool for removing the cylinder without the key but it falls into a
area and could be considered a criminal tool. It's called a "Ford Bypass Tool".
way it works is: Break off the chrome "butterfly', drive the tool onto the iner
of the lock cylinder, and turn the tool with a wrench. This destroys the inner
workings of the cylinder but allows the cylinder to be removed without damaging
You might be able to do this with a large screwdriver in the key slot, I've
tried it. A locksmith might be your best bet if you have lost the key and want
obtain another one. The smith may also have the bypass tool. It is not commonly
available to the public and cost about $40 or more. ( I paid $35 for mine 10
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