Dodge Colt/Challenger/Conquest/Vista 1971-1989 Repair Guide

Ignition Switch/Steering Lock

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the ignition switch and steering lock turn signal

  1. Remove the turn signal switch as described above.
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  3. Disconnect the electrical wiring to the switch.
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  5. Drill out the shear bolts or cut a slot in the mounting screw heads and bracket with a hack saw and remove with a flat blade screwdriver.
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Use new screws and bracket when installing the switch.

  1. Remove the switch.
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To install:

  1. Align the column tube hole with the wheel lock guide dowel for initial assembly.
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  3. Insert the ignition key to make sure that the lock functions correctly.
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  5. Install the shear bolts. Tighten them evenly until the heads break off.
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  7. Complete the installation of the removed components.
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