YOU MUST HAVE THE TRANSPONDER KEYS & ECM RESET BY A PROFESSIONAL LOCKSMITH. THEY HAVE TO USE A LIL BOX TO RESET THEM. IT CAN ALSO JUST BE THAT THE NEW,.......ITS A BLACK PLASTIC BOX AROUND THE KEY ( AT THE MOMENT I CANT RECALL THE NAME OF THE BOX,,,, SORRY.) I JUST REUSED THE OLD ONE. I STILL NEEDED TO GET THE E.C.M RESET. IT WAS ABOUT 100 BUCKS. NOT TOOO BAD CONSIDERING IT COSTS 900 DOLLARS TO HAVE THE DEALER DO IT.
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Remove steering column covers 3. Disconnect the electrical connector from the ignition switch 4. Remove the screw retaining the switch to the steering column 5. The following installation is reverse of removal
do I remove steering wheel to change out ignition
The steering and ignition will become locked on a 97 Chevy Cavalier if the key is not inserted into the ignition and turned. This helps to prevent theft.
Lower the steering colunm. the ignition switch is located on the top of the steering column about 6 inches from the firewall.
This process invloves the removal of airbag and steering wheel...or installation or an aftermarket alarm and start botton for your cool rav...cheer mates....
1. Remove the steering wheel and the upper and lower steering column covers. 2. Take the connectors off the multi-function switch and remove it with the screw that hold it to the steering column. 3. Disconnect the ignition switch electrical connectors. 4. Remove the switch mounting screws and take the switch off. 5. Installation is the reverse.
So it would seem. If the ignition is in the column it may also be jammed by the steering wheel lock. Try turning the steering wheel and holding it while turning the ignition key.
The ignition switch is located on the steering column right side, just below the steering wheel.
Go to www.painlessperformance.com and view the installation manual for part #30805 & 30806. It is a generic GM replacement harness with color codes.
The Steering Wheel lock is jammed! Gently wiggle the steering wheel back and forth as you try to turn the ignition key.
Yes and No. As far as the steering column no, that is part of the chassis electrical system. The ignition is part of the power train.
the ignition is right next to the steering wheel
Older Chevy's have a steering lock when the key isn't in the ignition.
by the steering wheel
Your key could be worn. Try moving your steering wheel while turning the ignition. If the locked steering is in a bind the key will not turn over.
Your ignition also locks your steering and at times you need to move the steering wheel a little and at the same turn your ignition key. Then you should be able to turn the key and start the engine. Hal
Most Ford vehicles require you to remove the Air Bag module first, remove the steering wheel next in order to access the retaining screws on the back side of the the steering wheel. Most importantly if you intend to do this procedure, you must disconnect the battery first and then put the ignition key in the ignition and turn it on in order to discharge the electricity still left in the system.
You can replace the ignition lock cylinder in your 1994 Pontiac Firebird without removing the steering will. Remove the retaining ring at the top of the ignition cylinder. The ignition cylinder will slide out.
try releasing the tension on the steering wheel by turning the steering wheel left or right as you turn the ignition key
the hole steering colom needs to be replaced
its a long process,you need a steering wheel puller, once its off take the hazard button assembly out, take the turn signal loose, pull old ignition out, carefully install new one, and reverse procedure
On the steering column
With the correct key.
The ignition switch. Where the key goes in is the key tumbler.