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My 2001 sunfire 2.2 will not shut down have to pull off battery post when back on car just keeps running thought maybe ignition switch is that hard to change.. new battery & starter they r fine please help thanks robin

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To change the ignition switch you need to remove the cowls around the steering column to expose the ignition switch. Once you have done that re-insert the key and place it in the ACC position (this is the position for most switches). Look around the lock housing to locate a pin or tongue in the housing, With the key in this position, it should be possible to extract the lock and switch with the steering lock attached. On most vehicles it will be possible to change the switch only, but some the whole mock mechanism will have to be replaced as a unit.

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

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    Hans Pearson Apr 05, 2011

    Pleasure, glad you came right.



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