Crossfire 2006-2008

Ignition Switch

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To remove the ignition switch the ignition lock cylinder must also be serviced.

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect battery negative cable from battery and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Lower instrument panel cover
     
    Instrument cluster
     
    Transponder coil from the lock cylinder by removing the top section of the instrument panel
     

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  7. Insert a plastic wedge directly between the ignition switch cover sleeve and the transponder coil.
    1. Press the transponder coil off of the ignition switch cover sleeve with the plastic wedge.
    2.  

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  9. Disconnect the 2-pin connector for the transponder coil from the SKREEM module.
    WARNING
    The steering lock and lock cylinder can only be fitted in lock cylinder position 1 (ACC). NEVER turn the steering lock when the ignition/starter switch is not fitted.

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  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Key cylinder
     
    Connector from the warning buzzer contact
     
    Connector from the ignition/starter switch (only vehicles equipped with automatic transmission)
     
    Parking lock interlock cable
     

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  13. Release the clamp, press in locking pin and pull the steering lock out of the steering column.
    NOTE
    The ignition switch must not be turned out of position 1 (ACC) when the ignition/starter switch is not fitted, otherwise the steering lock is locked permanently.

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  15. Continue removing:

    Ignition switch
     
    Washer and parking lock valve
     
    Warning buzzer contact and switch

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    Fig. Ignition switch/lock cylinder and related components (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) parking lock interlock cable (7) electrical connector (8) and locking pin (9)

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    The steering lock and lock cylinder can only be fitted in lock cylinder position 1 (ACC). Never turn the steering lock when the ignition/starter switch is not fitted.



    Warning buzzer contact switch
     



    Washer and the parking lock valve
     
    Ignition switch
     
    Clamp and press in locking pin to install the steering lock (6) to the steering column
     
    Parking lock interlock cable
     
    Connector from the ignition/starter switch
     
    Connector from the warning buzzer contact
     
    Key cylinder
     
    Transponder coil
     
    Instrument cluster
     
    Lower instrument panel cover
     

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