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1995 toyota 4runner, ignition switch stuck in lock, cannot get in acc. to remove and replace. have tried normal repair procedures with no success.

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Make sure that you steering wheel is not putting too much pressure on the lock. If your wheels are cramped it can make the key switch turn very hard. On one occasion, I had to hold the steering wheel with both hands and have someone else turn the key.

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If you're talking about the ignition lock/key cylinder in the column. It's going to be quite difficult due to the fact there is a rod stopping the cylinder from coming out unless it is pushed and has to be pushed when the key is on/turned to the ACC position. Now I have seen in a very few cases of the ignition switch (the electrical part) being locked up. Here are a couple of pictures but at this point like Dennis said I need more information in order to help better.

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Remove steering wheel and combination switch. See STEERING WHEEL & AIR BAG and
COMBINATION SWITCH . Disconnect ignition switch electrical connector. Using a chisel and screwdriver,
back out bolts at steering lock bracket. Insert key into steering lock cylinder, and turn to ACC position. Using a
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Installation
To install, reverse removal procedure. Use NEW steering lock bracket and bolts. Temporarily install ignition
switch and steering lock cylinder onto steering column. Ensure ignition switch functions normally, then tighten
steering lock cylinder bolts. Tighten lock bolts until heads twist off. To complete installation, reverse removal
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REMOVAL

  1. On models equipped with airbag, disarm airbag as described under MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES/AIRBAG SYSTEM DISARMING.
  2. On all models, disconnect battery ground cable.
  3. Remove ignition switch as described under STARTING AND CHARGING SYSTEMS/COMPONENT REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR PROCEDURES/IGNITION SWITCH.
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  1. On 1989 Accord models, install ignition lock cylinder as follows:
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