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Installing an ignition switch for a chevy malibu

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Hello. You can view a free chilton's repair manual at google.com under ebooks. Or go to autozone.com and register for free.
There is a pin sized hole that will need to be pushed in and then you will need to turn and pull the ignition.

If you are replacing this due to the anti-theft light coming on and you having to wait 10 minutes with key in on position to reset computer and theft light, then forget it becuase it won't help. It is a bad passlock system that everyone is waiting on a recall for

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I changed the key cylinder and the black swith it goes into i did the 10min till the light went off n the waited n it still wont start but the theft went off

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Currently is the security light flashing when you try and start it? Is so try this procedure it will take 30 minutes total to complete
PASSKEY LOCKOUT RESET ALL GM CARS 1999 AND UP
1) Put the key in the ignition and turn to the "ON" position. Leave it that way for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes turn the key and take it out. Repeat this process (2) more times (3 times, 30 minutes total) This should reset the PASSKEY system to recognize your key
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SOURCE: 1998 Chevy Malibu : Won't Start

I would check the fuel pump turn key on do not start or turn engine over just until dash lights up and you should hear a grunt sound come from back seat area if you do not hear this grunt your fuel pump is not working.Also if you have a check engine light on you should have your can scaned with a OBD 2 scan tool to retreve and faults the cars computer might be undrer going.

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SOURCE: How To Replace Ignition Switch on 1999 Chevy

if i remember correctly the colum cover needs to come off and there should be two screws ned to come out and switch should come off. unplug electrical connector.

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SOURCE: how do you replace ignition switch on a 1997 chevy

disconnect negative battery terminal, remove trim around switch, be carefull it will easily break, it pulls out, it is held on dash by clips they will pull out. remove the 2 screws that hold in switch. push the switch in about 1 inch to clear the mounting bracket, then lift it out.

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SOURCE: replaced ignition switch on 2001 chevy malibu now

ok first off my 2001 malibu was screwing up over 8 months ago was sent to a garage and was never looked at....went and retrieved the car and it worked perfectly for 2 weeks then its starts again... check engine light keeps coming on... radio, heater and power windows stop working...it is in the ignition and how can this problem be solved

Posted on Oct 30, 2010

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Where does the flasher go on a 98 chevy malibu


Replacement The turn and hazard flashers are integrated into one flasher on these models. The flasher is located in the hazard warning switch and the hazard warning switch is located on the trim plate. Replace the flasher by unplugging the old one, removing it from the panel, and plugging in the new one.
  1. Remove the bezel from the ignition switch.
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Remove the bezel from the ignition switch

Carefully remove the instrument panel accessory trim plate.

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To remove the trim plate, use a suitable prytool to carefully apply pressure at the retaining clip points . . .

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. . . then gently pull the accessory trim plate away

Detach the electrical connector from the hazard warning switch.

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Unplug the electrical connector from the hazard warning switch . . .

Unfasten the screw securing the hazard warning switch and remove the switch.

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. . . then unfasten the screw securing the hazard warning switch and remove the switch from the vehicle


Installation is the reverse of removal.

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Sounds like you need to have a new ignition switch installed. Copy & paste this link into your browzer: http://www.autozone.com/autozone/catalog/parts/partsShelf.jsp?displayName=Ignition+Switch&currentPage=1&categoryDisplayName=&navValue=16200189&itemId=189-0&parentId=62-0

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You would be better off to go to a parts store and get a haynes manual for that. It's way too much to explain on here.

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