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For the past 3 days i have had to shake the strering wheel to get the truck to crank also moving the sterring wheel up and down worked sometimes too. so today when i went to go crank it . the truck where the key goes into has no grip no nothing so i went and got an ignition switch i have no clue how to replace it but i am willing to try too i am a girl so i need simple instrutions ! and also is there only one switch for the key hole and one switch for the sterring colum or does that one switch fix it all? thanks!

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Actually the ignition switch is on the steering colume under the dash, the key you turn pushes a lever thru the colume that actuates the ignition switch. i think what your saying is you need to chg. the key tumbler, thats were you put the key in, you can get all information you need on line. all your major auto parts stores have web sites with detailed instructions and exploded diagrams for what you need to do. autozone, advance auto, napa, ect.

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There should be a pin hole under the lock or on side of where the key goes . push a sewing pin in it and the key has to be in the ignition and released to pull lock out with the key in . Try that

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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