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Tilt steering wheel! when you tilt it the truck shuts off

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    Come on change the whole collum? there's got to be something easier

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You are pinching an ignition wire to ground and, the short causes the engine to die. look for frayed, stripped, damaged wires under the dash leading from the ignition switch into the steering wheel base housing.

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You have a short in your Steering Column somewhere, the best thing to do is change the steering column...........i had a to change steering column on my monte had a simular prob, when i would put the car in drive the horn would go off. even when i put it back it park. the horn would also go off when i would tilt the wheel up or down it would go off..........i messed with it and messed with it intill i finaly try another steering column it has to be the steering column. picked up another steering column come's to find out that fixed the prob so... i had a short some where in there never figured out where,

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the wireing to the ignition switch has a break in it. remove the plastic housing that covers the upper colomn and have a look

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Yes it is the wires in the column I do beleive you can replace it but its not a easy job. Wires go from switch all the way doen the column

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In order to get into the steering column of a 1988 Chevrolet C1500 you must pull up on the switch to get it over the end of the steering shaft.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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