Ignition Switch (Removal & Installation)
Disconnect and isolate negative battery cable.
On tilt columns, remove tilt lever.
On all models, remove upper and lower steering column covers.
Remove 3 Torx screws.
Gently pull s witch away from column.
Release connector locks on ignition, Key-In switch, and Halo light connectors.
Remove switch from connectors.
To install, reverse removal procedure
Lock Cylinder (Removal)
Remove ignition switch. With key inserted and ignition switch in LOCK position, depress lock cylinder retaining pin using a small screwdriver.
Rotate cylinder to OFF position.
Lock cylinder should now be unseated from ignition switch assembly.
Rotate cylinder counterclockwise to LOCK position and remove key.
Remove lock cylinder
1.Install electrical connectors on switch assembly. Position park lock slider linkage in mid-travel.
NOTE: On column shift vehicles, shifter must be in PARK position. Ignition switch must be in LOCK position (column lock flag parallel with ignition switch terminals).
2.Mount ignition switch to column. Tighten mounting screws to 17 INCH lbs. (2 N.m). Install upper and lower steering column covers. Install tilt lever (if equipped). Reconnect negative battery cable.
3.With lock cylinder and ignition switch in LOCK position, insert lock cylinder into switch assembly until it bottoms. Insert key. Gently push in on key while rotating key clockwise to end of travel. Check for proper operation of ignition switch in all positions
Saturday, January 10th, 2009 AT 2:23 PM