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95 Escort Ignition Switch

Trying to replace the ignition switch - cannot figure out how to "release" the old switch - some articles say that you have to remove the outside cover to get to the pin - some say you need a special key tool -
I see no release pin ...
What do I do?
Thank you

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  • Anonymous Jun 24, 2008

    Having the same exact problem. I cannot find any good instruction on how to remove and install the new ignition switch. Any help would be much appreciated.

  • smiley007 Jun 26, 2008

    I have removed the cover, there appears to be 2 set screws to release the cylinder but my Allen wrenches don't fit, do I need a special tool to remove these, and if what is it and where do I get it.



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Yes you do require a special tool to remove them. You could drill out the screws and that would remove the ignition swith but you would still need a tool to put the new one on.

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