1997 CADILLAC CATERA IGNITION SWITCH

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  • cady1997
  • 1997 Cadillac Catera

Electrical problem
1997 Cadillac Catera 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive

how do you change ignition switch and do you have a diagram for it?

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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 AT 7:04 PM

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REMOVAL:

Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the steering wheel.
Remove the inflatable restraint steering wheel module coil.
Remove the ignition switch set screw.
Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
Insert a small flat bladed tool into the ignition switch connector hole in order to depress the locking tab.
Pull the connector from the ignition switch.
Remove ignition switch.

SET SCREW


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REMOVING SWITCH


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INSTALLATION:

Install the ignition switch onto the lock cylinder housing.
Attach the electrical connector to the ignition switch.
Install the set screw until fully seated and not stripped.
Install the inflatable restraint steering wheel module coil.

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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 AT 7:09 PM

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