Question about 1991 Toyota Pickup
If I disconnect the battery, then I can turn the key to "off" and remove it. Could it be a fuse?
Sometimes you have a solinoid in the barrel for unlocking the transmission or shifter and so on you might have a short to the solinoid leaving it on so you cant turn switch off or the oposite leaving it off could be no power or direct power to solonoid so check fuses and wires under dash is there a car starter installed this to could cause bad connections
Posted on Jun 18, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
have tilt wheel? try unlocking tilt and moving it as you try to turn key..replace key and/or ignition switch if that doesnt work..if it does ..the linkage is damaged in steering column to switch at base
Posted on Dec 08, 2008
if its an automatic there could be a switch that will only let you remover the key when the gear shift is in park this switch could be faulty hope this is of help. regards John
Posted on May 15, 2009
This car has drillable shear pin screws on the bottom of the lock yoke you must drill these out.
then release the clip to the cylinder. you must get a new set of break-off shear pin head screws from the dealer to finish the job.
Posted on May 19, 2009
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Disconnect the negative battery cable with a socket or box wrench. Pull the airbag fuse from the driver's side fuse panel using the fuse removal tool found on the panel. Disable the theft-lock system on the radio.
Remove the instrument cluster by removing the bezel screws with a screwdriver and prying the bezel off with a prying tool or flathead screwdriver.
Remove the two screws holding the ignition switch in place with a screwdriver.
Push the ignition switch about one inch toward the front of the vehicle so that it will clear the mounting bracket. Lift the switch up and out from behind the instrument panel.
Disconnect the electrical connectors from the ignition switch. Put the key in the ignition and turn it the Run position.
Press the spring-loaded pin on the side of the ignition switch with a small screwdriver. Pull the lock cylinder out by the key.
Place the ignition key in the new ignition cylinder and push the cylinder into place in the ignition housing. Turn the key to the off position and remove it.
Connect the electrical wires to the back of the ignition switch.
Put the switch assembly in position in the cluster and install and tighten the two screws with a screwdriver.
Install the instrument cluster bezel and attach the two screws with a screwdriver.
Replace the airbag fuse in the driver's side fuse panel. Connect the negative battery cable with a wrench. Enter the code for the Theft-lock system into the radio.
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