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How do you remove the ignition switch from a 1988 Dodge Ram 50?


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2011-09-13 06:23:12
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Ignition switch and lock cylinder removal 1988 Dodge Ram 50.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
  2. Remove the steering column cover to gain access to the ignition switch/lock cylinder.
  3. Using wire cutters, remove the cable band.
  4. Remove the bolts that hold the ignition switch/lock cylinder to the steering column.
  5. Unbolt and remove the key reminder switch and remove the switch lock cylinder from the steering column.

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