Question about 1988 Dodge Ram Wagon
I took the stering wheel off and there is not a lock release slot as shown in Haynes repair manual
SOURCE: 1994 dodge ram 1500 5.2L
Code 11 "" No crank reference signal to the PCM. or bad Crank sensor. If no crank signal no spark and signal to the injectors.
Replace as soon as possible.
Posted on Jul 03, 2008
no if you took it to autozone obviously you have a good ign coil.im sure you have tried turning the wheel at the same time you turn your key. other than that i would replace the lock cylinder and key.
Posted on Apr 19, 2009
NOTE: The Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system must be disarmed before removing any components in the area of the air bag system. Failure to do so may cause accidental deployment of the air bag, resulting in unnecessary SIR system repairs and/or personal injury.
Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable from the battery.
Allow the SIR system capacitor to discharge for at least 2 minutes, before performing any removal procedures. The air bag system is now disabled.
Remove the key cylinder (ignition lock).
Using a No. 10 Torx® tamper proof bit, remove the ignition switch mounting screw. Depress the ignition switch retaining tab and carefully pry the ignition switch from the steering column.
Disconnect the electrical connectors from the ignition switch and remove the switch from the vehicle.
Be sure the ignition switch is in the RUN position and the actuator shaft in the ignition lock housing is in the RUN position.
Reconnect the electrical connectors to the ignition switch.
Carefully install the ignition switch, making sure the ignition switch snaps over the retaining tabs.
Install and tighten the ignition switch mounting screw.
Install the key cylinder (ignition lock). Complete the installation by reversing the removal procedures.
Reconnect the negative battery cable.
Check switch operation.
Good Luck and hope this helps
Posted on May 01, 2009
turn the adjuster to loosen the pads to fit the drum back on then from behind use small screwdriver to retighten but not to much
Posted on Jun 09, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
IGNITION KEY WILL NOT RELEASE
can be faulty ignition lock cylinder. I suggest to wiggle the steering wheel
a bit and see if the key gets released out. If that is not helping
then first turn steering wheel to right and try removing the key, or next turn
steering wheel to left and see if you can remove the key.
wd-40 in the ignition key hole and let it remain there for few minutes, after
that once again try to remove the key and see if that helps.
if that is not helping then ignition lock cylinder has to be removed out and
key has to be manually removed.
more troubleshooting on these types of issues, I suggest you to refer the help
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Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the ignition buzzer
Fig. Fig. 3: Ignition key lamp
Fig. Fig. 4: Lock lever plate removal
Fig. Fig. 5: Depress the lock plate which will expose the lock cylinder release hole
Fig. Fig. 6: Lock levers and spring assembly installed
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