This is not a hard job. I myself have an 87 Ford and i just did this! dont rip apart your steering wheel! first remove the bolts where the shaft goes through the fire wall! there is like 8! Then pop the hood and there is one bolt on the steering shaft take that off. Next remove the aluminum plate in the shaft the steering wheel should fall, pull in completely off, but before that disconnect the wires that go into the harness(ignition switch). There is a rod that goes into the switch which turns the truck on and the radio and so forth! Take off the 2 bolts holding the switch in! Becareful not to break them. Then put the new switch in adjust it to neutral with the little wire they give you. Be really careful tightening the switch to the shaft. If you snap thosebolts you will have to get a whole new shaft! Then adjust the switch so when you turn the ignition everything works like normal then tighten the switch to the shaft and reverse the steps for reassemble!
you have to remove the steering wheel. (if it has an airbag, be very careful not to set it off.) if no airbag, just remove the steering wheel, and on the ignition switch there is a bolt that simply screws out. remove the ignition switch, and replace with the new one. line up the bolt holes, and replace bolt. put steering wheel back on, and youre done.
You need to remove the steering wheel first with a puller. There is a latch you can trip with a small screwdriver that will let the ignition switch slide out. Simply replace the switch and put the steering wheel back on.
I was under the impression the switch was on the steering column about 18 inches from the floor. The lock assy is under the steering wheel.
The switch is on the steering column about 18 inches from the floor. Simply take 2 screws holding it on and replace it.The locck cylinder is under the steering wheel.
do I remove steering wheel to change out ignition
Remove cowling from under the steering wheel, remove the two nuts holding the wheel coloum. Drop the steering coloum. Ignition switch is about a foot down on the left side. Unhook the wires remove switch replace. P.S. Unhook battery cables high voltage in ignition system.
Remove the airbag and steering wheel, remove the torx screws from the steering housing and remove the housing, remove the screws from the signal and wiper switch, and remove the screws above the ignition switch and remove the switch. Replace the switch and replace everything in reverse.Ê
i had to replace the ignition switch on my 94 sunbird 2 weeks ago...mine has no airbag, and hopefully for this repair yours doesnt either. you have to remove the steering wheel. on the ignition switch there is a bolt that simply screws out. i dont think i had to remove anything else...maybe the turn signal switch, but nothing major. remove the ignition switch, and replace with the new one. line up the bolt holes, and replace bolt. put steering wheel back on, and youre done.
by the steering wheel
You can't, you have to replace the ignition switch
the ignition switch is located on top of the steering column under the dash, held on with 2 screws
You have to take apart the steering column, remove the steering wheel, remove the ignition switch, and it's a pain in the butt.
There is a solonoid on the starter and the ignition switch is on the steering column.
The ignition switch is located on the steering column right side, just below the steering wheel.
Pull your steering colum apart along with steering wheel and dash plastic, ignition swith is next to the key tumbler. Swap the parts.
First remove the steering wheel, remove the torx screws and remove the house, remove the signal switch and the wiper switch, remove the torx screws and?æremove the ignition switch. Put in the new switch and replace everything in reverse.?æ
The Steering Wheel lock is jammed! Gently wiggle the steering wheel back and forth as you try to turn the ignition key.
remove the steering wheel. unbolt the collar that holds the steering column underneath the dash. that plastic box halfway down the column with all of those wires hanging out of it is your ignition.
take the steering wheel off and take the ignition lead off and then you buy a new ignition with new key or vis versa
to replace the switch u will need the key to the old ignition switch. its as simple as getting a t15 bits to take off the steering colum and unscrewing the switch i think the bit size is t25 and you need a special bit with a hole in the center of it. you take off the steering wheel column covers.
You need to remove the steering wheel. The switch is located below the steering wheel.
Are you talking about the electronic ignition module or the ignition switch? The ignition module sits in the engine compartment and is part of the ignition system (coil, spark plugs, etc). The answer is no if this about what you're referring. The answer for the ignition switch will depend on the vehicle you have. Some, like late model Fords, you don't. Push in the retaining pin and the ignition switch comes right out (you still need a key though). Others you need to take off the steering wheel to replace the switch.
Maybe your steering wheel it's keeping the ignition cylinder to turn, so move the steering wheel and at the same time try to turn the key. Maybe you need to replace the ignition cylinder key lock
Yes. Just take the U clamp off the bottom of the steering column and it will drop down so you don't need to take off the steering wheel.