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How do you change an ignition switch on a 1982 Chevy pick up?

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Answered 2015-07-15 18:43:12

The switch is located on the left side of the steering column, underneath the dash. You will have to remove the lower dash panel and some of the ductwork to gain access to it. You will need either a 5/16" or 8MM driver to remove the two screws that hold it to the column.

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