how do you replace the ignition switch on a 97 gmc sierra 4.3 ltr. c1500 v6?
I read this on Wikipiedia and did not believe it until I did it. My ignition stuck, key would not turn, had to have it towed home. Before I stated to tear it apart, I check to see if anyone had a run down on taking the tumbler out. I read a few and then spotted this one that said, "put you key in the ignition and whack it hard with a small two by four". I though, what the hell, it's going to take 3 hours to pull all this stuff out and to put it back, why not? Went out to the truck with all my tools and a small two by four. Stuck the key in the ignition, smacked it hard three or four times. It turn like a dream. I want to add that I had sprayed WD 40 into the lock about 6 hours before. It seems that it helps the key pins drop back into place.
pulled steering wheel still cant get plastic cover off to acess switch any help
We are replacing the ignition switch on a 1976 ford F150 Need some help - give us directions
looking for any help. Not an actual Key , its a key fob that goes into the port in the dash
check your fuses check ignition switch
i need a wiring diagram with pictures to help put my ignition switch back together on my 99 olds intrigue
Check all the wire coming out of the ignition switch, make sure that theres no bare wire or shortage between them or to the body..If wires are ok, your ignition switch needs to be replaced.. the switch doesn't turn with the cylinder..
i need help son started drilling out ignition switch cause he lost his keys how do you do it ? 1990 lincolon town car helpjust keeep on drilliln till it pops
I have a 96 Ford Taurus and need to get the key switch out. Please help.
Use the link below. It may help.
a manual will help with diagnosis and repair, and a shop manual should be available at the local library in the reference section, make copies of the right pages, good luck...:)
I am about to replace the back section of my ignition switch from my 1995 VW T4 camper, it is what normally the part that will no longer make contact to start your van, you can buy just that unit and not the whole switch. this means that you do not have to worry about the security built in not working anymore, I hope. Follow the info on the following link, it will help, C:\Documents and Settings\Customer\My Documents\VWvortex Forums new ignition switch install.mht, have fun, Peter.
You'd have to describe the components you replaced. Did you use a plug and go all in one distributor or did you replace the coil, distributor, and add an electronic ignition unit? If you "fried" your ignition, it's likely you fried something else along the line too. Check all your components.
this site will help
My best guess would be on Ebay. I have found many parts for my 1991 190E 2.6L and for my 1983 240D 2.4L. If that doesn't help, try to google "1961 190D ignition switch" That might help also. I hope this helped!
your key switch may be bad. There is a little shaft that gets weak and breaks in your ignition switch. you can check it by removing the plug to the switch on the left side, check to see if the little shaft is broke. If so you have to change the ignition switch. (key switch.) good luck.
I wish I could help but I have a C5 so I
there are 3 notches on the front of the ring around the ignition switch. use a a flat head screwdriver in one of the notches to help turn that ring. reach under the dash and take ahold of the ignition switch main body. using the screwdriver loosen the ring by pulling the screwdriver in a clockwise direction until ring is loose enough to remove with finger pressure. Remove ring and slide ignition switch out through the underside of the dash. Carefully unplug the wire plug from the switch and match plug to new switch box. To install reverse process.
check your inside fuse panel. look for ignition fuse. should say ing.
replace wire from coil to distributor or inertia switch lower side panel under glove box.
renta steering wheel puller and park in front of a shucks or a napa and just follow the directions on the box. If you have any problems go inside and ask for help. Worked for me and save $150.00. It olny took about 45mins.
A dealer can look up the ignition codes to make a key if one needs to be replaced on a 1992 Olds 98. A locksmith can also help but the ignition cylinder has to be removed.
If you can turn ignition switch to the run position. 1 under steering column their is a small hole just below the ignition switch take a small punch,ice pick, or roll pin punch push into the hole you will find a small pin that is sping loaded push it up and the ignition switch will pull strait outIf you can not turn ignition switch to the run position. 1 You will have to remove plastic filler panel from behind steering wheel then look under ingnition switch you see a pin you will have to drill out the pin be very very very carefull the metal aroun the Pin in softer so drill bit may tend to walk off pin then you will not be drilling the pin if you feel uncomfortable about drilling then seek profetional help.
I would suspect the ignition switch has failed. This is the ignition switch not the tumbler assembly that you insert the key in.
Defective passenger power window switch. It is stuck in the down position. Raise the window and immediately disconnect the switch until you can replace it.Defective passenger power window switch. It is stuck in the down position. Raise the window and immediately disconnect the switch until you can replace it.