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How do I replace the ignition switch in my 1992 explorer

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Remove the steering column cover. There should be four screws. This will give you access to the column and the switch located behind the ignition lock cylinder.Unplug the wiring harness from behind the ignition switch. The wiring harness snaps into the switch.Unscrew the two screws that are holding the switch in place. The switch will lift right out.Replace with the new switch. The OEM part should fit perfectly in the same spot.Tighten the screws down to lock the new switch into place.Fasten the wiring harness to the back of the switch.
Reassemble your steering column. Tighten the screws.Crank your Ford Explorer to test if the ignition switch was definitely the problem. The truck should run smoothly with no stalls or missed cranks.

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