How do you replace the ignition switch on a 1994 Lincoln Town Car?
Here is how to remove ignition lock:
Rotate ignition lock cylinder to RUN position. Using a 1/8-inch drift, depress lock cylinder retaining pin through access hole and remove lock cylinder.
Carefully NOTE: the position of the bearing retainer prior to removal.
Remove blue plastic bearing retainer by inserting a screwdriver or similar tool, with a 90 degree bend on the tip, between bearing retainer and bearing and by prying upward.
Insert tip of a screwdriver into Double-D slot of bearing, then rotate 90 degrees. Remove bearing.
Remove lock drive gear. Carefully note relationship of lock drive gear to position of rack teeth.
Here is the installation:
Position lock drive gear in base of lock cylinder housing in the same position as that noted during removal procedure. The position of lock drive gear is correct if last tooth on drive gear is meshed with last tooth on rack.
Position bearing retainer in lock cylinder housing. Insert tip of a screwdriver into Double-D slot of bearing, then rotate 90 degrees.
Press blue plastic bearing retainer into lock cylinder housing. Ensure retainer is in its original position.
Line up flats of drive gear with flats of washer by pulling down on the column lock actuator.
Install lock cylinder assembly.
Check for proper start in PARK and NEUTRAL. Also, check to ensure start circuit cannot be actuated in DRIVE or REVERSE positions and the column is locked in LOCK position.
May 04, 2009 |
1994 Lincoln Town Car