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Cant get old switch out of ignition

Need to put in new ignition switch cant get old one out

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When you get the wheel off and every thing else out of the way take a screw driver (flat head) theres a spring loaded keeper in the switch near the very right side push it down switch should slide out easy>

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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SOURCE: CANT GET OLD IGNITION SWITCH OUT TO INSTALL NEW ONE.

Disconnect battery, then remove steering wheel. If you look in Haynes book in chapter 12 it gives you a good description. You will need special tool to remove and install switch. If you are talking about the lockworks, it is the same process.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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