2006 Saturn

Tiny
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  • 2006 SATURN ION
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 85,000 MILES
Install ignition switch
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Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 AT 11:48 PM

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Tiny
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So do you need instruction's on how to install a new ignition switch?
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Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 AT 1:15 AM
Tiny
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Yes also something about a resetting after its installed.
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Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 AT 11:16 PM
Tiny
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To remove the upper steering column cover that just unsnaps the bottom one has some bolts holding it on. You only have to remove the left lower cover to replace the switch. Let me know how it goes.
Ignition Switch Replacement

Removal Procedure

1. Remove the steering column trim covers.
2. Disconnect the ignition switch harness connector.
3. Turn the ignition switch to the run position.

4. Remove the ignition switch screws.
5. Important: The ignition switch must be in the run position during removal in order to avoid damage to the ignition switch.

Remove the ignition switch from the steering column.

Installation Procedure

1. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.

Install the ignition switch and screws on to the steering column.

Tighten the screws to 2 Nm (17 inch lbs.).

2. Connect the ignition switch harness connector.
3. Install the steering column trim covers.

Important: If the ignition switch is replaced and a learn procedure is not performed, the engine will crank but not start or will start and stall immediately.

4. Perform the vehicle theft deterrent system learn procedure. Refer to Programming Theft Deterrent System Components.
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Monday, January 24th, 2011 AT 1:08 AM
Tiny
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Refer to Programming Theft Deterrent System Components.

Where can I find this information. Will it be in a Chiltons manual?
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Saturday, January 29th, 2011 AT 9:52 PM
Tiny
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Sorry I didn't post the pass lock relearn use the one I posted below let me know how you make out.
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Sunday, January 30th, 2011 AT 8:54 PM
Tiny
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Thank you
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Monday, January 31st, 2011 AT 10:33 PM

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