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I changed ignition switch on a tercel in fact I changed the whole steering column and everything with the acc don't turn on why

I don't know why the switch don't turn on

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Is the plug the/ same on the back of the switch is the key worn out
tell kea little more what's different is the white back part of the
switch in all the way so the cyclometer turns within .

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SOURCE: Ignition switch replacement 1992 Toyota Pickup How to

i had to remove the steering column and use a vice-grip to remove those bolts. i replaced them with allen bolts.

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The turn signal switch requires the steering wheel to be removed, you can borrow a steering wheel puller from most any chain parts store like Kragen or Auto Zone to name a few, always disconnect the battery before starting work, also if you have an airbag on the steering wheel you MUST disarm the system before starting work or serious injury can result if it fires. The screws that retain the airbag or horn pad if present will be on the back side of the steering wheel in wells, about an inch deep, most likely they are #2 Phillips.

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Usually the wire from the steering wheel is Green w/Red and the wire to the horn from the fuse box is White. There is only one fuse, sometimes shared with the emergency lights. Check to see if there is power to the horn itself with a volt meter.

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you really cant a locksmith has specials tools to get the key out

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those r a pain to take out there really isnt a easy way to take them out ur gong to be there for a while i would let a professional do it

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Ignition Lock/Switch REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
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Section 11-05: Steering Column Switches 1996 Taurus, Sable Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Ignition Switch Removal
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Remove lower instrument panel steering column cover (04459).
  1. Rotate ignition switch lock cylinder (11582) to the RUN position.
  1. Disconnect the ignition switch electrical connector.
  1. Remove the two screws retaining ignition switch (11572).
  1. Disengage the ignition switch from the actuator.
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  1. NOTE: A new replacement ignition switch assembly will be set in the RUN position as received.

    Adjust the ignition switch by sliding the carrier to the ignition switch RUN position.
  1. Make sure that the ignition switch lock cylinder is in the RUN position. The RUN position is achieved by rotating the ignition switch lock cylinder approximately 90 degrees from the LOCK position.
  1. Install the ignition switch pin into the actuator. It may be necessary to move the ignition switch slightly back and forth to align the ignition switch mounting holes with the lock cylinder housing threaded holes.
  1. Install retaining screws. Tighten to 5.6-7.9 Nm (50-69 lb-in).
  1. Connect electrical connector to ignition switch.
  1. Connect battery ground cable. Check ignition switch for proper function, including START and ACC positions. Also, make certain that the column is in the LOCK position.
  1. Install lower instrument panel steering column cover with screws.
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Section 11-05: Steering Column Switches 1996 Taurus, Sable Workshop Manual
DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Ignition Switch The ignition switch (11572), which is mounted on the steering actuator housing (3F723), operates in the following manner:
  • The ignition switch is cycled through rotation of the ignition switch lock cylinder (11582) through a pin which is part of the ignition switch.
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The ignition switch lock cylinder positions are:
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