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I need to remove ignition switch from 1992 isuzu pickup

I have covers off of column but cannot remove ignition switch

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  • Steve Draper May 11, 2010

    Is there a small `grub` screw underneath the barrel.
    An electrical screwdriver will fit it.


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shanat
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SOURCE: VW steering column 1969

with the bolts removed try gently prying it apart at the centre often they still lock in aswell as use screws so although you have removed the screws its still clipped together it should separate with some gentle assistance

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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Let's hope with a Supercab you have a tilt steering wheel.If so, just unhook the negative battery cable, line your wheels up straight, leave it in park, and turn the key on. On the underside of the housing the key and lock cylinder is in, above the hazard switch, is a very small hole with a locking pin inside. Using a small punch, or whatever works for you, simply push the pin in as you pull the lock cylinder out, sort of twisting and rotating the cylinder as you pull. A non-tilting column is a little harder, but it's not difficult, just take your time and think about what you're doing. First you need to remove the steering wheel, so make sure you mark the wheel and column in a couple places so it's easy to line up later. On the back side of the wheel are two screws that hold the front padding with the horn in it. Remove it, being careful of the wires, and disconnect. With cruise control, when you disconnect the wiring in there, you need to squeeze the ground wire terminal clip carefully but firmly (it's sort of like a "J" clip), and pull the wire out of the hole in the wheel. DON'T just pull it out, squeeze, it's spring loaded. Then remove the switch for the horn and the nut holding the wheel on. Use a puller on the steering wheel, but not one they call a "knock off", because it's pretty easy to screw things up if you go hammerin' on the wheel or the column shaft. Take your time. Then you'll find the little hole with the retaining pin near the base of the lock cylinder inside the column, remove it the same way. Remember, in park with key on. Hope this helps you out. If you happen to be referring to the actual "ignition switch", located inside the steering column (which most people don't even know actually exists), or you don't have the key and that's why you're doing this, you'll have to let me know, and I'll try to walk you through those procedures at a later date.

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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SOURCE: installing ignition switch for 87 chevy s10 Blazer 2.8L 4X4

you need to replace the electrical part of switch?If os it is down on column under dash will be two bolts holding on with the dimmer switch also

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Ignition switch replacement 1992 Toyota Pickup How to

i had to remove the steering column and use a vice-grip to remove those bolts. i replaced them with allen bolts.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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SOURCE: 1988 Isuzu trooper steering column locked... n key's missing :(

sort of a solution. if you can get the ignition to turn to the off position there is a pin under it you can push and pull the whole thing out and start it with a screwdriver. or you can take out one screw from behind the ignition on the little black thing and you can start it with anything. i'm not sure if that will unlock the steering column though. hope this helps

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I have 1992 isuzu pup truck.sometimes i turn the key to crank it and there is nothing noise wize,no clicking nothing.the dash lights come on,battery is good.i turn the key another time and it cranks r


you need an ignition switch. One way to figure it out is to turn the key to engage the starter, quickly........over and over, the "catch and start" will happen with no change and suddenly, its engaged. Or, keep the key in the START position, don't let up on it and hit the steering column with your fist, or the steering wheel. It may just be shorting out.

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How do nyou replace the key tumbler on a 1992 jeep cherokee


this is covered in the FSM. best is to ask a lock smith, (no kidding)
it is also cover at all 3 top online fsm sites (vitrual fsm)
at alldata.com
mitchells.
and chiltions online.

the tumbler just dont fall out, it has protections from thieves (weak)
most cars, you must remove the key assembly
the pull the tumble pin, hidden and blocked by the mounted assembly.
those are generic words.
the steps can vary if car has steering wheel, vert adjustment option.
here is a non Air bag quote

Without Air Bag The ignition switch is located on the lower part of the steering column.
  1. Place the ignition in the LOCK position.
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  1. Remove any components necessary to access the switch.
  2. Remove the two switch mounting screws.
  3. Disconnect the switch from the rod.
  4. Disconnect the wiring and remove the switch.
To install:
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  1. On non-tilt columns:
    1. Move the ignition switch slider to the OFF unlocked position (move the slider all the way down, then back two clicks). The remote rod hole in the ignition switch slider should now be centered.
    2. Insert the remote rod in the ignition switch slider hole and install the ignition switch on the steering column. Tighten the attaching screws to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
  2. On tilt columns:
    1. Insert the ignition key in the lock cylinder and turn the cylinder to the OFF unlocked position.
    2. Move the ignition switch downward to eliminate any slack and tighten the attaching screws to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
  3. Install any components removed for switch access.

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For some designs, an oversize key opening covers the cut-out in the plastic column cover. For these models you would need to remove the column cover to access the actual Ignition switch.

But for the lock cylinder, removal of the Ignition switch is not necessary. With the battery disconnected (to avoid discharge or starter activation); you would seek to find a pin release hole moulded in the bottom of the steering column cover. A nail, drill-bit, or other object is poked into the hole of the steering column to release a spring loaded retaining pin for the lock cylinder.

The lock cylinder has an uneven end to the back of the part to seat in the matching surface on the Ignition switch and interlock with it. This means the lock cylinder can be inserted the wrong way if you are not careful.

There can be other problems that just the lock cylinder will not solve. There are also adjustments in the Ignition switch mounts that affect the Interlock system for the starter. But for the key tumblers a new cylinder can help.

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  1. 1 Open the hood. Disconnect the cable from the negative battery terminal. Peel back the insulator if equipped, and use the wrench to loosen the clamp nut on the negative cable.
  2. 2 Remove the covers on the steering column. Use the screwdriver to pull out the screws, and detach the knee bolster below the steering column. Pull out the screws and detach the lower cover to find the screw for the upper cover; then remove the upper cover in the same manner.
  3. 3 Remove the multifunction switch by pulling out its retaining screw and pushing on the release lever to detach the switch from the column.
  4. 4 Disconnect the ignition switch's electrical connector. Then detach the switch from the steering column by pressing on its clips to release the tabs.
  5. 5 Install the new ignition switch in the old one's place, making sure the locking tabs activate and the spring under the switch is in position on the column's locking rod. Connect the electrical connector.
  6. 6 Reconnect all other parts on the steering column in reverse order of removal. Replace the negative battery cable.
  7. 7 Insert your ignition key to test for proper operation in all three positions: "Lock," "Accessory" and "Start."

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How do you replace the ignition key switch for a '96 chevy diesel 1 ton 4wd pickup truck?


Ignition Switch Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Remove the steering column trim covers.
  2. Remove the wire harness from the retainers as needed.
  3. Slide the 2 connectors of the multifunction switch assembly out from the bulk head connector.
  4. Detach the key alarm connector from the lock assembly.
  5. Remove the ignition switch mounting screws and the ignition switch from the steering column.
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To Install:
  1. Install the ignition switch on the lock module.
    • Tighten the screws to 42 lb in (4.7 Nm).
  2. Install the key alarm connector on the lock module.
  3. Slide the turn signal and multifunction switch connectors into the bulkhead connector.
  4. Install the harness in the original retainers.
  5. Install the steering column trim covers.
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Ignition Lock Cylinder Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery.
  2. Disable the supplemental inflatable restraint (SIR) system.
  3. Remove the steering column trim covers.
  4. Turn the ignition lock cylinder to the run position.
  5. Using an awl with a bent tip, insert the tip into the access hole of the ignition lock cylinder.
  6. Turn the lock cylinder to start and push down and hold the lock cylinder retaining pin.
  7. Release the lock cylinder to the run position and withdraw the cylinder from the steering column.
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To Install:
  1. Align the slot in the steering column to the tab on the lock cylinder and install the lock cylinder until it locks in place.
  2. Install the steering column trim covers
  3. Connect the negative cable to the battery
  4. Check for correct operation
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How to change ignition switch on 1992 gmc sonoma


Remove the kick panel covers, the lower portion of the dash, remove the lower half of the covers on the steering column. You will have to cut about 3 or 4 wire ties.

You will need a special tool to remove the bolts from the existing ignition switch, (it looks like a reverse torx screw). To remove the other end of the existing Ignition switch cable you will need a nut driver to remove the connector.

Remove the two additional connectors on the outside of the connection. Re-install the additional connectors onto the new switch harness. Connect the adaptor and tighten the bolt. install the switch and tie the harness back into place. replace the cover and Dash panels.

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Hello! Disconnect +battery cable...Remove tilt lever...Remove 3 Torx column cover attaching screws...Then the upper and lower column column covers...Using a Torx with a security tip (also called tamper proof tip) #440-tx20H... Remove 3 ignition switch mounting screws...Carefully pull switch away from column...Release 2 connector locks on 7 terminal wiring connector...Then disconnect from ignition switch...Release connection lock on 4 terminal connector...Then disconnect from ignition switch.

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Fig. 7 Steering column & ignition switch assembly. Exc. 1984 Corolla 41767877

  1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
  2. Remove steering wheel, if necessary, steering column garnish, if equipped, upper and lower covers, Fig. 7. On Starlet models, remove upper cover.
  3. Disconnect electrical connectors from ignition switch.
  4. Turn ignition key to ACC position and remove ignition key cylinder.
  5. Remove screw and ignition switch.
  6. Reverse procedure to install.

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i had to remove the steering column and use a vice-grip to remove those bolts. i replaced them with allen bolts.

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Lock cylinder & keys is about $90. Switch alone is around $45 with wiring harness. Don't know if switch comes with a new lock cylinder. Thought I had to replace mine, so read up on it in Haynes Repair manual before jumping in. Just did this today. Took my switch apart, cleaned it - nothing wrong, put it back together. Doing that, I didn't have to remove the lock cylinder, so I can't offer hands on with that.
My '89 pickup does not have shearhead bolts as described in the manual - guess some models do. Here's what the book says (with my add-ons):

- Disconnect neg. battery cable
- Remove steering column cover (bottom half - 5 phillips screws)
- Unplug ignition switch wiring harness (I didn't do this - must be back up under the dash somewhere)
- Remove the two ignition switch/steering lock mounting bolts (phillips) If shearhead bolts, cut a slot in the head with a chisel, then use a flat blade screwdriver to remove. You can get to these two screws by turning the steering wheel first one way, then the other. (Once you get in there, you'll see removing it is not a big issue)
- Remove switch assembly from steering column.
- Install is reverse of removal procedure

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