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Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the steering wheel, and then remove the steering column covers. Remove the turn signal and wiper switches. Disconnect the ignition switch wiring. Remove the clamping washer, spring and contact ring from the steering column, and then remove the lock housing up off the column tube and steering column. Remove the ignition switch mounting fastener and remove the switch. Installation is in reverse order of removal noting the following: Press the contact ring, spring and clamping washer onto the steering column using a properly sized and sturdy metal pipe or tube. If after installation of the clamping washer, the steering column is not projecting out far enough, pull the steering column out further.

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take off the steering wheel, remove the plastic piece on the steering column and then the ignition should unbolt and slide off.

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The plastic ignition switch is held in with a philips screw. You will need to remove the ignition lock cylinder to get to it. A easy way to check is to unplug the wires going into the back of the lock housing and plug in the new switch, without removing anything.

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Kexus ignition switch replace


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It depends on vehicle to vehicle. But it's not very difficult on mot of cars to replace ignition switch. Basic theory of replacing ignition switch is same for all car models. -----

To replace ignition switch on your vehicle, I suggest you few helplinks with proper ignition switch replacing procedure. View its details and you can replace ignition switch on your vehicle.

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How to remove ignition switch on VW Car models?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-remove-ignition-switch-on-vw-car.html

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How to replace Ignition Lock Cylinder on Acura Car Models?

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Ford Taurus: Ignition Switch & Steering Column Replacing?

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How to replace Ignition Switch on Acura Car Models?

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How to Replace Ignition Switch on Chevrolet Caprice Classic?

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How to replace ignition switch


It depends on vehicle to vehicle.But its not very diffult on mot of cars to replace ignition switch.Basic theory of replacing ignition switch is same for all car models.:-----
To replace ignition switch on your vehicle,i suggest you few helplinks with proper ignition switch replacing procedure. View its details and you can replace ignition switch on your vehicle.-------------Click the link below :----------------

How to remove ignition switch on VW Car models?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-remove-ignition-switch-on-vw-car.html

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How to replace Ignition Lock Cylinder on Acura Car Models?

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/ford-taurus-ignition-switch-steering.html

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How to replace Ignition Switch on Acura Car Models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-ignition-switch-on-acura.html

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Immobilizer active reset on 2006 volkswagon passat


First of all you need to programm all ignition keys using suitable diagnostic equipment (VAS, VAG-Com) connected to the data link connector of the car.

You have an electronic immobilizer key recognition problem. Now your key chip is not recognized by the transponder antenna fitted on the ignition switch barrel.

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This warning lamp indicates that the engine is locked by the immobilizer system, and the engine start sequence must be repeat again.

From year 1995 in Audi-VW (VAG) cars is used engine immobilizer. The VAG group immobilizer system consists of an immobilizer ECU which controls the recognition of keys and the Engine Management ECU system. Immobilizer is activated when the ignition key is removed and, together with the engine control unit, largely prevents unauthorized starting of the engine. The system uses a transmitter and receiver unit in the ignition key (transponder). Whenever an attempt is made to start the engine, it transmits a new code to the car's electronics. The immobilizing is only cancelled and car motor electronic receives permission to start engine if the key sends a right authorization code.

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Replace ingnition switch on a 1995 vw passat ?


You must also remove the wiper / turn signal switch cluster. Before you can do this... Most of the 1995 Passats were fitted with a splined cone fitted on the steering columb just under the steering wheel. However a special pullers is needed to remove this cone. With this cone and the trim around the switches removed its a simple enough to remove the ignition switch.
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Aug 15, 2009 | 1995 Volkswagen Passat

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How hard is it to replace an ignition switch on a 1995 passat ? Do I have to remove the steering wheel ? Can you direct me to a diagram showing how this is repalced ? Thank you --- Chris


Hard, yes you have to remove the steering wheel. You'll have to remove the airbag to get the steering wheel off. If you ever do anything w/ an air bag, disconnect the battery for at least 10 minutes beforehand.

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1995 volkswagon passat starts while in gear.






Since you have already tried the obvious look to make sure that the new switch is properly engaging when you move the pedal. Most of these switches have some adjustment in their placement. Otherwise search through the wire harness and tape up ANY cracks or breaks in the plastic coating. Also look at all the connectors for green corrosion. If you find or suspect corrosion replace the connector. VW''s are picky when it comes to corrosion and breaks in wire insulation. Hope this helps.














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Adjust or replace the shiftlock sensor. It unlocks the shifting mechanism when you put your foot on the brake.

If there is an ignition problem, the tumbler will need replacement soon. This can be caused by an overloaded keychain. Best to do it now while it still is working, then have it fail and leave you stranded.

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