2005 ml 350 VIN 4JGAB57E25A548558
Glad you did, cuz I sure didnt! I seen this earlier, apparently Im always logged in on one of my phones. Wanted to rush home and try it. Problem is I dont actually know if I have to remove the lock cylinder anymore. Cuz I dont have the tool to do it and I may destroy more stuff taking it out. I wouldnt be in such good shape if I was smarter! I could have been reading on here instead of running up stairs so much to see if you replied. Nevermind, that would mean I would have to know where that phone is!I think I understand what you did.
You moved the gear in the wrong direction. You need to push it upward before re-installing the metal disk. Not all the way upward - 1 or 2 teeth should be enough.