1993 Ford Ranger ignition switch

Tiny
STARVIN MARVIN
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  • 1993 FORD RANGER
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 18,000 MILES
Switch bad in old pickup. Need to know how to install a toggle switch to get truck started. Hve keys but won, t turn over engine just cuts out.
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Monday, September 1st, 2008 AT 6:37 AM

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IGNITION SWITCH
Ignition switch is properly adjusted if:
In ACCESSORY, accessory circuit is operative and steering wheel is locked. Automatic shift lever cannot be moved.

In LOCK, all ignition switch electrical circuits are inoperative and steering wheel is locked. Automatic shift lever cannot be moved.

In OFF, all ignition switch electrical circuits are inoperative and steering wheel is unlocked. Automatic shift lever can be moved.

In ON ( RUN), all ignition switch circuits or accessory circuits are operative except starter circuit and warning light check circuit. Steering wheel is unlocked and automatic shift lever can be moved.

In START, only engine ignition, warning light check, and starter circuits are operative. Steering wheel is unlocked and automatic shift lever can be moved.

Adjust / Replace
1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Locate ignition switch on top of steering column tube. Remove ignition switch connector. Rotate ignition key back and forth to each side of LOCK position until a 5/64 " (1.98 mm) drill bit can be inserted into ignition switch lock pin hole.

2. Loosen 2 ignition switch mounting nuts, turn switch to LOCK position (feel for detent), and remove ignition key from cylinder. Move switch up or down along column tube. Locate midposition of rod lash. Tighten mounting nuts to 40-65 INCH lbs. (4.51-7.34 N.M).

3. Remove drill bit. Connect wiring. Check all positions of switch for proper operation.
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