REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
- Rotate the lock cylinder key to the Lock position. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
- For tilt column only, remove the upper extension shroud by squeezing it at the 6 and 12 o'clock positions and popping it free of the retaining plate at the 3 o'clock position.
- Remove the 2 trim shroud halves by removing the 2 attaching screws.
- Disconnect the ignition switch electrical connector.
- Drill out the break-off head bolts connecting the switch to the lock cylinder housing by using a 1 / 8 in. (3mm) drill bit.
- Remove the 2 bolts, using an Ex-3 Easy-out® tool or equivalent.
- Disengage the ignition switch from the actuator pin.
- Rotate the ignition key to the RUN position, approximately 90° clockwise from LOCK .
- Install the replacement switch by aligning the holes on the switch casting base with the holes in the lock cylinder housing. Note that the replacement switch is provided in the RUN position. Minor movement of the lock cylinder to align the actuator pin with the U shaped slot in the switch carrier may be required.
- Install the new break-off head bolts and tighten until heads shear off (approximately 35-50 inch lbs.).
- Connect the electrical connector to the ignition switch.
- Connect the negative battery cable to the battery terminal. Check the ignition switch for proper operation in all modes.
- Install the steering column trim shrouds.
- Disconnect the negative battery cable.
- Remove the steering wheel.
- As necessary, remove all under dash panels in order to gain access to the ignition switch.
- As necessary, lower the steering column to gain working clearance.
- Disconnect the ignition switch electrical connectors.
- Remove the ignition switch retaining screws from the studs. Disengage the ignition switch from switch rod. Remove the switch from the vehicle.
- Position the lock cylinder in the LOCK position.
- To set the switch, position a wire in the opening in the outer surface of the switch through its positions until the wire drops down into the slot.
The slot is in the bottom of the switch where the rod must be inserted to allow full movement through the switch positions.
- Position the ignition switch on the column studs and over the actuating rod. Torque the retaining nuts to 3.3-5.3 ft. lbs.
- Remove the wire from the slot in the housing. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.