Mechanics

IGNITION

1998 Saturn SL2

Electrical problem
1998 Saturn SL2 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 133000 miles

i need to change tne ignition or the lock cylinder for my car. How?
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Jblack31166
January 25, 2010.




Ignition Lock Cylinder - Removal
REMOVAL
1.Disable the SIR system. (Refer to Disabling the SIR System in Diagrams/Diagnostic Aids/General Troubleshooting Procedures/The SIR System. ) See: Diagrams\Diagnostic Aids
Ignition Switch: Removal


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2.Remove two screws holding Data Link Connector (DLC ) to filler panels.
3.Remove the five steering column filler panel screws.


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4.Remove hood release cable from lever by releasing cable housing, then rotating cable downward to cutout.
5.Remove steering column filler panel.
Ignition Switch: Removal


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6.Remove two upper-to-lower steering column shroud screws and three lower steering column shroud-to-steering column screws.
7.Remove upper steering column shroud.
8.Insert ignition key into ignition lock cylinder and rotate ignition key to ACC position.
Ignition Switch: Removal


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9.Depress the square locking button on the top of the ignition lock cylinder module and slide ignition lock cylinder assembly from ignition lock cylinder.

Ignition Lock Cylinder - Installation
INSTALLATION
1.Position new ignition and start switch (P/N 21024682) to ignition module assembly and install two screws and tighten. Torque: 2 - 3 Nm (18 - 27 in.lbs.)
2.Connect electrical connector to ignition and start switch.
Ignition Switch: Installation


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3.Position upper and lower steering column shrouds to steering column and install two upper-to-lower steering column shroud screws and three lower steering column shroud-to-steering column screws.
4.Install ignition lock cylinder into ignition module.


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5.Route hood release cable through I/P, then install hood release cable to lever.
Ignition Switch: Installation


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6.Install steering column filler panel and Data Link Connector (DLC ).
7.Install and torque five screws. Torque: 2.2 Nm (20 in.lbs.)
8.Turn ignition switch to LOCK position and remove key.
9.Enable the SIR system. (Refer to Enabling the SIR System in Diagrams/Diagnostic Aids/General Troubleshooting Procedures/The SIR System. ) See: Diagrams\Diagnostic Aids

Rasmataz
Jan 26, 2010.


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