GM Cutlass RWD 1970-1987 Repair Guide

Ignition Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Turn the steering wheel so the vehicle's wheels are in the straight ahead position. Turn the key to the LOCK position.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the column to instrument panel trim plates and attaching nuts.
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  7. Lower the column and disconnect the shift indicator cable.
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  9. Disengage the ignition and dimmer switch connectors.
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  11. Remove the switch attaching screws and remove the switch.
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To install:
  1. Move the actuator rod hole in the switch to the lock position.
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  3. Install the switch with the rod in the hole.
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  5. Adjust the switch.
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  7. Move the switch slider to the extreme left ACC position, then move the slider 2 detents to the right to the OFF-UNLOCK position.
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  9. Position and reassemble the steering column in reverse of the disassembly procedure.
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See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Windshield wiper switch removal and installation - 1982 and later models

 
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