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Would like to see how to take the tilt steering wheel apart to fix the ignition actuator
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
in order to fix this you will need a steering wheel puller and a press I can't remember the name of it but once you get the wheel off you have to press the ring and then get the lock off and then it is pretty simple you can do it with a flat bar and some sockets bot the proper tools are cheap enough that they are always handy
Posted on Dec 25, 2008
Here is an amazing photo manual of the steering column tear-down to fix actuator on an 85 Bronco. It looks like a big job, though, which is unfortunate because the actuator on my 89 just snapped last week.
Posted on Feb 10, 2009
if it was me I would go to a salvage yard and get another steering column drop it off at a lock with your key from the old one so they can match that key to the other ignition switch
Posted on May 02, 2009
It may be the 'actuator'. It is a rod that connects the lock cylinder to the ignition switch on the tilt wheel units. It is made of aluminum and often breaks as things become worn.
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
haynes manual will tell you how to replace the switch, in the column, as I think that is what you are referring to. your parts store will have that.
Posted on Jul 22, 2009
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