Question about 1983 Dodge Pickup

1 Answer

How do you change out ignition switch on 77 dodge truck

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Dodge Master
  • 2,007 Answers

Do you mean the switch, or the key and tumbler?

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

  • Dar
    Dar Nov 15, 2009

    The switch itself is down on your steering column. You will have to drop the column to access it. There are 2 bolts at the bottom of the dash that hold it up. You may have to loosen the bolts that go through the firewall at the base of the column. There is a rod that runs from the key and tumbler down to the switch.

    If you are talking about the key and tumbler, you will have to pull the steering wheel to access it. You're likely going to need a steering wheel puller. Remove the lock ring , and the signal cam. When you remove the screws from the signal cam, you will be able to move it out of the way, and access the bolt that goes into the key and tumbler to lock it into place. Then it should pull out.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

How to get my dads 1977 dodge van tradesman no a/c but a strong 440 with new carb tune up new factory distr.


Tuning carburetors and setting timing - Allpar

www.allpar.com/fix/carb-tuning.html
Tuning carburetors on Chrysler, Dodge, and Plymouth vehicles. ... Warm the car upby driving it around for a bit, then connect the vacuum gauge to intake ...

Dodge 440 engine problem???? - RV-Coach Online

www.rv-coach.com/current_category.2178/.../forum_thread_full.html?...
Aug 4, 2005 - 100+ posts - ‎100+ authors My son has a 77 dodge powerwagon with 440. went to replace starter, ... I have changed out the carb, fuel pump,filtters, and coil. .... We have put in a new ignition module, spark advance (vacuum), coil, ... I have a dodge 1 ton Cary Van. ... Where can I find tuneup specs for the '80 440 engine, like plug gap, ...

Dodge carburetor fix: Part 1 - YouTube

? 4:24
www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRcxiDKjzdY
Oct 13, 2009 - Uploaded by 4x4maniac89
Mean Green's carburetor was all gummed up so I took it apart. ... Sometimes it just takes some fine tuning ..

Oct 30, 2015 | Dodge Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How can i fix if faul code er 77 , large circuit resistance triggered patron side airbag on the left side.I have tried to pull out contact on the ECU but no results.


Each manufacturer has different reset procedures if you can't take it to a garage and reset by odii ecu computer routes.forums for your make and model will suggest something similar to leaving the driver door open and then hold the courtesy light switch at the bottom of door before turning on ignition.turn on ignition one click but don't start the car.then release and press the door light switch say 5 or 6 times within ten seconds on the last count hold it in and turn off the ignition.close door then start car.sometimes you need to experiment as the number changes with different models.my car resets on 7 presses and I have to close the drivers door and open passenger door before I start car.

Dec 04, 2014 | 2000 Opel Astra

1 Answer

How to change ignition switch with out key 2000 dodge caravan


Contact your dealer dodged can make keys off the vin # back to 2000

Nov 03, 2014 | 2000 Dodge Caravan

1 Answer

My 77 chevy ignition wont let me start it


add a push start button its cheap and easy 2 wires one connected to positive post of battery 2 nd wire connected to starter place them on push start switch and thats that

Jun 25, 2013 | 1983 Chevrolet Silverado

1 Answer

Need to change ignition switch on a 2001 Dodge ram 1500


Why I'm a mechanic 20 yrs experience never had to change one what's the problem your having if I may ask?

Nov 30, 2011 | 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 2WD

1 Answer

How do i take out a ignition switch out from a 77 camero and put a new on in


the ignition switch is at the bottom of ur steering column,,in side ur car,,under dash board,,there is a rod that comes down from ur key calender,to the ignition switch,,theirs two little screws that hold it on ,,take off wire connector,,replace,,(((make sure rod goes back in same hole on the new ignition switch)))

Feb 05, 2010 | Chevrolet Camaro Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

97 dodge stratus 2.4 ,testing a camsensor


Have you had the ignition switch changed? If the ignition switch is faulty you can have issues getting the car to turn over. Also when driving the car can just shut off. The contacts in the ignition switch just wear out over time. It's a good place to start looking.

Dec 16, 2008 | 1997 Dodge Stratus

1 Answer

77 tbird ignition install


Where is the starter located on a 77 thunderbird?

Oct 26, 2008 | 1983 Ford Thunderbird

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

272 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76649 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8522 Answers

Are you a Dodge Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...