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.
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....
Lower the steering colunm. the ignition switch is located on the top of the steering column about 6 inches from the firewall.
Go to www.painlessperformance.com and view the installation manual for part #30805 & 30806. It is a generic GM replacement harness with color codes.
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.
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 Steering Wheel lock is jammed! Gently wiggle the steering wheel back and forth as you try to turn the ignition key.
by the steering wheel