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1988 dodge ram w150 pickup ignition lock cylinder replacement

I took the stering wheel off and there is not a lock release slot as shown in Haynes repair manual

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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

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SOURCE: problem starting my 2003 dodge ram

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.

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Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: how do you replace a ignigtion lock cylinder on a 1998 dodge

REMOVAL: 

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. 

INSTALLATION: 
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

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SOURCE: 1983 dodge w150 pickup rear drum install

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

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SOURCE: can't turn key in ignition lock cylinder 2000 dodge stratus

heat it up with a hair dryer

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It 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.

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Spray 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.

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But if that is not helping then ignition lock cylinder has to be removed out and key has to be manually removed.

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How do i tear apart my steering column in my 84 dodge pickup so i can change my ignition switch?


  1. NON TILT WHEEL
  2. Remove the steering wheel.
  3. Remove the turn signal switch.
  4. Unfasten the two screws that release the buzzer switch (if equipped), then remove the switch.



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Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the ignition buzzer

  1. Remove the retaining screw and lift the ignition lock cylinder lamp out of the way.



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Fig. Fig. 3: Ignition key lamp

  1. Remove the bearing housing.
  2. Detach the coil spring.
  3. Remove the lock plate from the shaft.



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Fig. Fig. 4: Lock lever plate removal

  1. Unfasten the 2 retaining screws and lift the lock lever guide plate to expose the lock cylinder release hole.
  2. Insert the key and place the lock cylinder in the LOCK position. Remove the key.
  3. Insert a thin punch into the lock cylinder release hole and push inward to release the spring-loaded lock retainer. At the same time, pull the lock cylinder out of the column.



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Fig. Fig. 5: Depress the lock plate which will expose the lock cylinder release hole

  1. Remove the 3 retaining screws and lift out the ignition switch.

To install:
  1. Position the ignition switch in the center detent position (OFF).
  2. Place the shift lever in PARK.
  3. Feed the wires down through the space between the housing and jacket. Position the switch in the housing and install the 3 retaining screws.



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Fig. Fig. 6: Lock levers and spring assembly installed

  1. Place the lock cylinder in the LOCK position, and press it into place in the column. It will snap into position.
  2. The remainder of assembly is the reverse of disassembly.

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hope2help shack

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