Dodge Omni/Horizon/Rampage 1978-1989 Repair Guide

Ignition and Steering Lock

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the steering wheel.
  2.  
  3. Remove the upper and lower column covers.
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  5. Using a hacksaw blade, cut the upper 1 / 4 in. (6mm) from the key cylinder retainer pin boot.
  6.  
  7. Using a drift, drive the roll pin from the housing and remove the key cylinder.
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Fig. Fig. 1 Remove the horn button from the steering wheel



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Fig. Fig. 2 Using a flat-bladed tool, remove the screws on the horn switch



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Fig. Fig. 3 Next remove the horn switch from the wheel



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Fig. Fig. 4 Unscrew the wheel nut



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Fig. Fig. 5 Mark the location of the wheel and shaft for installation



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Fig. Fig. 6 Install a steering wheel puller on the shaft



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Fig. Fig. 7 Pull the wheel off of the steering shaft



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Fig. Fig. 8 Unscrew the column cover to access the switch



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Fig. Fig. 9 Using a hacksaw blade, cut the upper 1 / 4 in. (6mm) from the key cylinder retainer pin boot

To install:

  1. Insert the new cylinder into the housing, making sure that it engages the lug on the ignition switch driver.
  2.  
  3. Install the roll pin.
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