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Ignition switch how do i remove an ignition switch from an 87 ford bronco the thing the key goes in i think its called the ignition switch lol

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    james cyrus Nov 08, 2008

    ok i did that but the switch i have is bigger than that one i pulled out and a friend told me that i didn't pull the whole thing out that i need to pull the collum apart to get the rest out how do i do that

  • james cyrus
    james cyrus Nov 08, 2008

    when i pulled out the old switch it was just guts not a cylinder or anything just guts

  • james cyrus
    james cyrus Nov 08, 2008

    ok you are right i looked it up the guy gave me an ignition for an 87 gm vehicle no wonder right lol shouldn't the part i need look like the part i have lol and the keys should match mine right lol

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Lol ok. turn the key until all the lights on the dash come on. then there is a really small hole just under the switch that you will have to put a really small screwdriver in and hit it to push the lock button. while you do that pull the switch out. and just push the new one in and thats it

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  • toney clark Nov 08, 2008

    no you dont need to take apart the column or anything off of the column. take the switch you pulled and the new one back to where you go it cause it must be the wrong one

  • toney clark Nov 09, 2008

    lol yea

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