Are you asking about the key cylinder or the actual electric 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
you just replace it
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With an uncle and a hammer.
There will be a pin on the front bottom of the cylinder housing. Turn the key to the on position then push the pin in and pull the cylinder out.
1987 88 89 only
Ignition switch and lock cylinder removal 1988 Dodge Ram 50.Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.Remove the steering column cover to gain access to the ignition switch/lock cylinder.Using wire cutters, remove the cable band.Remove the bolts that hold the ignition switch/lock cylinder to the steering column.Unbolt and remove the key reminder switch and remove the switch lock cylinder from the steering column.
if it is the ignition lock cylinder, first disconnect the battery, you need to remove the steering wheel ,turn signal switch , etc, then you need to insert the ignition key into the lock cylinder, turn it to the run position,then pull the cylinder out, reverse the operation to install the cylinder,
there is a small pin you can see through the plastic on the steering column in front of the ignition. you insert the key and push the pin to release the cylinder. you may need to remove wheel to get to it though.
Yes, buy the Haynes Repair Manual.
cylinder? key? switch? fuse? module? what are you talking bout?
You need a new ignition cylinder with a new key with the right resistor.
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Go to brickboard.com there are a ton of Volvo junkies on there that can tell you how from experience.
Impossible to say for sure until you look but I'd guess it's the lock cylinder. I am not familiar with your Continental, BUT have worked on Ford products for over fifty years. It is very possible that the problem is simply a misadjustment of the linkage between the lock cylinder and the ignition switch itself. Unsually on Ford products, the ignition switch is NOT located AT the lock cylinder, but instead is mounted on the top side of the steering column below and behind the instrument panel, just above the brake pedal. The linkage between the lock cylinder and the ignition switch is a small diameter metal rod, and the relationship of the two is adjusted by loosening two screws on the ignition switch itself, and moving it closer to, or farther away from, the lock cylinder. I would check and readjust before attempting to replace [expensive] either the ignition switch or the lock cylinder.j3h
No, the 1990 RM cylinder doesn't fit the 1988 cylinder. The 1988 cylinder is the only year that'll fit on a 1988 motor. This was the first year Suzuki did that. It actually sucks because I have a 1988 RM 125 I've been trying to get a cylinder for. And the 1988 cylinder is the only match. Nothing else would fit.
You will need to remove the transmission to replace the clutch slave.
According to the Chilton Corsica/Beretta 1988-1996 Manual, there are 21 steps to removing the ignition cylinder (and another 15 - 20 to reinstall it). Not that I don't want to past them all here, but you should get a manual... they're handy to have for any repairs.
I just went through that exact problem with my 88 prelude, it was the ignition cylinder.
The slave cylinder on a 1988 Ranger can not be repaired. The cylinder will have to be replaced, then the system bled.
I would first check and probley replace the pick coil that is in the distributor, That is the item that the ignition module plugs into. You will have to take the distributor out and apart to replace it.
I have the same problem with my 1989.The best I have found so far is this:How_do_you_change_an_ignition_Switch_on_a_90_Buick_Century