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How do you replace an ignition switch in a 1997 Sebring convertible?
I would take it to the dealer. Especially if you have an airbag.
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- Disconnect battery negative cable from remote negative terminal on shock tower.
- Unplug field circuit from generator.
- Remove the B+ terminal nut and wire.
- Loosen top mounting ear bolt.
- Loosen pivot bolt, but do not remove. Be careful not to lose nut.
- Loosen adjusting bolt on idler to allow removal of the generator drive belt. Refer to Cooling System.
- Remove pivot bolt, do not drop spacer.
- Remove top mounting ear bolt.
- Remove upper generator bracket.
- Remove generator.
- For installation, reverse above procedures. Tighten all fasteners to the proper torque. Refer to the Torque Specifications chart at the rear Starting and Charging/Charging System/Charging.
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parts and labor will cost around 450.00 dollars
hello, maybe at Chrysler dealer in your area.
How do you replace an ignition switch on Toyota corolla 1997
I just got done doing this a few days ago. You will need the following tools: Steering wheel puller Torx bits (get a set, you need 3 sizes) Inverted Torx ( a set is availa…ble at Schucks/Kragen/Checker Screwdriver A few zip ties Wire cutters Start by disconnecting the yellow wire under the dash for the airbag. Now turn the steering wheel 90 degrees to access the underside of the steering wheel. You will have to insert a smaller size flat blade screw driver into the 4 holes on the back of the steering wheel and rotate them to release the airbag. Now remove the nut holding the steering wheel on and remove the steering wheel. BE VERY CAREFUL WITH THE AIRBAG MODULE!! Now remove the lower column cover with 2 Torx screws. You will now have access to 2 inverted Torx screws that hold the top column cover in place. Remove the hold-down ring that holds the cover to the shaft. Look on the top of the ignition cylinder housing and find the small hole. Insert a small Allen wrench into the hole and turn the key to "run" position and the ignition cylinder will come out, now the top cover will come off, giving access to the ignition switch. You will need the smallest inverted Torx bit for the 2 screws that hold the ignition switch in. You will have to cut a couple of zip ties to free the wiring. Now get a Torx bit and a 7mm socket and remove the lower dash panels to get access to the wiring harness. You will need the 7mm to unscrew a bolt that holds the connector together under the dash. Just follow the wiring to see what I mean. Once the connector is loose, you will see two plastic strips that run along side the connector. These are easy to remove and slide off, and are keyed so you cannot reinstall them wrong. More Information: Great answer/directions listed above. I would add that one can use a 3/16" section of brake line to get the two e3 or e4 external torx screws out (holds the ignition switch on) instead of buying the whole kit. Buy a 6" or 8" section of brake line, cut in half, take the cut end and "lightly tap" it on (with a small hammer) the torx head. The metal brake line is soft enough to form around the head. Take a pliers and spin off........they are not that tight nor hard to get off. Otherwise you need to buy the whole smaller external torx kit (2") and most places don't carry them.. as above I just did the job also and in fact used his answer. Comment: The above information saved me TONS of time.... I was getting frustrated trying to get the air bag off the wheel to do a column change out to a tilt wheel. The above worked perfectly for removing the airbag. However, the inverted torx bits can be removed with a good 6 point socket on a 1/4 inch drive ratchet as well. No need to buy a special tool or buy tubing to try to tap it over them. Worked on both the standard column in the truck to start with and the tilt wheel I put in to replace it.
Answer inside your trunk there are two or three plastic nuts that you have to remove to get the taillight assembly off the vehicle. once you have the nuts off pu…sh on the bolt ends and the taillight should pop out to enable you access to the rear of the taillight. from there its just twisting the lightbulb holders out of their twistseal mechanisms and replacing the light bulbs. be sure to use a clean cotton cloth to handle the lightbulb. you'll regret it if you handle them w/bare hands. they can shatter or overheat and blow out prematurely. once you have the lightbulb that is out replaced just reinsert the light assembly back into the mounting location, guiding the bolts back into their holes. Screw on the 3 plastic bolts and you're all set! just a tip on the plastic bolts, you can use a set of adjustable pliers or the right size wrench, but if they give you a lot of trouble you can use a set of visgrips, but dont over tighten them because they'll ruin your plastic bolts. the bolts are hard to turn with bare hands.
Answer there are a couple mounting screws that hold the headlamp assembly on, unscrew them and the headlamp assembly should come out... and then you pull the con…nector off the headlamp by pulling up gently on the locking tabs and pulling back at the same time. then twist the locking ring, remove the old lamp and dispose of, replace w/new lamp and reverse directions. the lamp should only fit in the holder one way and there are notches in the headlamp assembly to make you insert it that way. some people with smaller hands can do this without removing the headlamp assembly but i have some bearclaws so i have to take the lamp out to replace the lightbulbs.
Answer First of all disconnect the battery remove steering wheel , there is a round slot in the steering column you insert a rod in there it w…ill release the switch ( be sure to remove negative cable or air bag can go off. You may have to twist the switch back and forth to remove
There are two hoses that exit the heater core directly behind the engine, towards the left. They are secured to the heater core with conventional clamps & extend to the driver…s side of the car where they connect to steel tubes that terminate in the engine with slip fit O rings and a support bracket. One of the hoses connects to it's steel tube with a conventional clamp & the other with a "special" fitting that is part of the hose. The hoses have preformed bends in them to wrap around the back of the engine. They are very difficult to replace. I removed the air intake "horn" to gain access to the heater core ends & removed the distributor to access & remove the steel tubing from the engine. Mine were leaking at the O rings as well as at the tubing to hose connection.
There is a small pin under the steering column that you push in to release the ignition switch and it just pulls out. To put in the new one simply push it into place.
Can you charge a cell phone while the engine is turned off and keys are out of the ignition in a 1997 Sebring convertible JXI?
Yes you can
It's on the Right side of the Steering column, like practically every other car made.
These are a pain in the butt. The short answer is to pull out the old switch and remove the electrical connector. Push down on the brake pedal and hold down while pushing the …new switch into the hole. Hold the switch in and release the pedal until the rod inside the switch adjusts. Then plug the electrical connector back in and check the lights. Sometimes these switched will pop out, killing the battery in the process, so holding it in that second or two is important. You may want to have someone pushing the pedal from one side while you hold the switch in. These are a one shot deal.
If you're positive that it's teh ignition switch, the part is as low as $23 shipped - if you have a mechanic install it - he'll trouble shoot to make sure thats the part y…ou need (being the problem), could cost you oup near $200 installed.
It's difficult to explain how, given the space on this board. You need several tools, patience, and some understanding before you tackle that project. It's best to visit your …library and get the Chilton automotive book on that car, copy the page (you can't take the book with you most of the time), and try it. If you follow the steps, it's relatively easy. If you don't want to take on the project, get a friend that is learned in auto mechanics, OR, dare it say it? Go to a shop. Ugh! $75 an hour. You decide.
Shop vac. There are plugs in the rear wheel wells which need to be removed for the water to drain.
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Drop the steering wheel, at the back of the ignition there are wires with a screw in the middle edge. Remove the screw, unplug the connector and it comes right out.