Mechanics

IGNITION LOCK ASSEMBLY

1990 Volvo 760

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1990 Volvo 760

How do I change the ignition lock assembly in a 1990 Volvo 760 turbo?
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Tiggermom247
October 15, 2010.



Place the front wheels in straight-ahead position.
Disconnect the negative battery cable AND TAPE the cable end.
Remove the air bag assembly.
Remove the steering wheel.
Remove the contact reel assembly.
Remove the combination switch.
Remove the steering column rake adjustment lever using a 0.12 in. (3mm) hex wrench.
Remove the parking plate around the steering tube (4 screws).
Disconnect the ignition lock connector.
Turn the ignition switch to position I.
Take a 0.079 inch (2mm) drift and press down the tumblers in the cylinder.
Remove the lock assembly.

To install: Install the steering lock assembly.
Turn the ignition switch to position I and press down the tumblers with a suitable drift
Install the lock assembly.
Install the combination switch assembly.
Install the contact reel.
Install the steering wheel.
Install the air bag assembly.

CAUTION
When connecting the battery, make sure that no one is in the vehicle in case of an SRS malfunction causing accidental air bag deployment.

Reconnect the negative battery cable.
Check the vehicle operation and SRS system for fault codes.

Bluelightnin6
Oct 15, 2010.