2002 CHEVY AVALANCHE GREEN PLASTIC PIECE, SWITCHES BLINKER

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  • 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche

Steering problem
2002 Chevy Avalanche V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 188XXX miles

Ok, so I have replaced my entire ignition assembly attempting to fix my problem. In order to get to the ignition screws I had to remove the circular green piece that trips the blinker off after a turn. This piece has a very tough spring behind it and a *snap ring* to hold it in place. Is there an easy way to compress that spring to get that snap ring to pop in its proper place? I cant seem to get it past the first groove. Thanks

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Friday, October 15th, 2010 AT 3:11 PM

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I think you are talking about the spring that holds the lock in place. There is a tool that screws on the end of the steering shaft and will push the spring down. Should have been used forremoval too. An auto parts store may rent that tool.

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Sunday, October 17th, 2010 AT 2:23 PM

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