Mechanics

KEY AND IGNITION SWITCH REPLACEMENT

1995 Lexus ES 300 • 234 miles

I wanna know a step by step procedure on replacing my ignition switch and gettin a new key old key wastolen and someone could still have access to my car.
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Moneysam
July 22, 2012.



On models with air bag system, disarm airbag system as outlined under Technician Safety Information.
Remove steering column.
Disconnect ignition switch connector.
Remove screws and ignition switch from key cylinder and wire harness clamp, Fig. 15.
Reverse procedure to install.
On models with air bag system, rearm airbag system as outlined under Technician Safety Information. If audio system was disabled, activate as outlined under Technician Safety Information.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jul 22, 2012.
Thanks you know I dnt wanna use the same key that cam

e with my car I wanna use a different key and ignition switch I plan on gettin it frum lexus

Tiny
Moneysam
Jul 22, 2012.
The switch unbolts from the lock cylinder. You can use the old one. Just get the new lock cylinder assembly.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jul 22, 2012.
Ok so I would get a new key and lock cylinder assembly?

Tiny
Moneysam
Jul 22, 2012.
The lock cylinder will come with a new key

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jul 22, 2012.
Also on the steering colum do u have a step by step procedure on it?

Tiny
Moneysam
Jul 22, 2012.
Ensure front wheels are straight.
Using Torx wrench T30, loosen steering wheel pad retaining screws. Loosen screws until groove along screw circumference catches on screw case.
Pull wheel pad out from steering wheel and disconnect air bag electrical connector. When removing air bag, ensure not to pull air bag wire harness.
Remove steering wheel set nut, then place scribe marks on steering wheel and main shaft.
Using steering wheel puller tool No. 09213-31021, or equivalent, remove steering wheel.
Remove connector from spool body, then separate harness holder.
Remove spiral cable subassembly.
Remove steering column, Figs. 1 through 4.
Reverse procedure to install.

ASEMaster6371
Jul 22, 2012.
Hey thanks for all the info, im gonna ask you this my car was recently stolen n thiefs have the original key to my car which unlocks the doors and disables the alarm im worried that if they c my car again n they have the original key they might b able to steal it again

Tiny
Moneysam
Jul 23, 2012.
I understand everything u told me I just wanna make sure if someone walked up to my car with the original key and pressed the button thats on the key it doesnt unlock doors I know I would have to change my door locks and trunk lock also.

Tiny
Moneysam
Jul 23, 2012.