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How do I replace the ignition switch on a 1999 chevrolet suburban? After the key is placed in the ignition switch, the key becomes very hard to turn and activiate the starter. I ''jiggle'' the key, turn the steering wheel, place my foot on the help. Ignition is probably worn out and needs to be replaced. How do I do it, please. Also, how do I identify the low pressure nozzle for the air conditioner? The two outlets are virtually identical and there is no indication on either nozzle/hose. Thanks!

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For the a/c, if caps are still on valves, blue side is low and red is high. Also, looking at the the valves one is slightly smaller. The smaller one is the low side. As far as the key cylinder, you must remove steering wheel, lock plate, and signal harness. then remove #10 torx screw. The turn key to ACC position and pull out cylinder.

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