Would you replace both the Steering Lock Assembly and or just the ignition lock tumbler for a 1983 Mercedes 300 SD that you have to jiggle the steering wheel to get the key to turn in the ignition?
Replace just the steering lock unit. The tumblers are old, and they need to be replaces. After replacing the lock, go to a locksmith, and have him re-key the doors to match your new ignition lock.
# Disable airbag system. # Remove steering column covers and lower instrument panel cover # Lower steering column # Disconnect the shift interlock cable from ignition lock housing # The lock assembly is clamped to the steering column by two shear-head bolts. Drill heads off each bolt and remove the bracket. # Remove the steering lock assembly from the steering column