REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Lock Cylinder Replacement
- Insert the key and turn to ACC position.
- With a stiff wire in the hole, depress the lockpin and rotate the cylinder counter-clockwise, then pull out the cylinder.
See Figures 1 and 2
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- On cars with a fixed steering column, remove the steering wheel trim pad and the steering wheel. Insert a stiff wire into the hole located in the lock cylinder housing. On cars with a tilt steering wheel, this hole is located on the outside of the steering column near the emergency flasher button and it is not necessary to remove the steering wheel.
- Place the gear shift lever in reverse on standard-shift cars and in Park on cars with automatic transmissions, then turn the ignition key to the ON position.
- Depress the wire and remove the lock cylinder and wire.
- Insert a new cylinder into the housing and turn it to the off position. This will lock the cylinder into position.
- Reinstall the steering wheel and pad.
- Connect the negative battery cable.
Ignition Switch Replacement1964-69 MODELS
- Remove the cylinder as above.
- Press in on the rear of the switch and rotate the switch one-eighth turn counter-clockwise. Remove the bezel, switch, and spacer.
- Remove the nut from the back of the switch. Remove the accessory and gauge feed wires from the accessory terminal. Pull the insulated plug from the rear of the switch.
- Install in the reverse of above.
See Figure 3
- Disconnect the battery.
- Remove the shrouding from the steering column, and detach and lower the steering column from the brake support bracket.
- Disconnect the switch wiring at the multiple plug.
- Remove the two nuts that retain the switch to the steering column.
- Detach the switch plunger from the switch actuator rod and remove the switch.
- Place both the locking mechanism at the top of the column and the switch itself in the lock position for the correct adjustment. To hold the column in the lock position, place the automatic shift lever in Park or the manual shift lever in reverse, turn to LOCK and remove the key. New switches are held in the lock by plastic shipping pins. To pin the existing switches, pull the switch plunger out as far as it will go and push it back in to the first detent. Insert a 3 / 32 inch diameter wire in the locking hole in top of the switch.
- Connect the switch plunger to the switch actuator rod.
- Position the switch on the column and install the attaching nuts. Do not tighten them.
- Move the switch up and down to locate the middle position of rod lash, and then tighten the nuts.
- Remove the locking pin or wire.
- Attach the steering column-to-brake support bracket and install the shrouding.