Honda Civic/CRX/del Sol 1984-1995 Repair Guide

Ignition Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1984-91 Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the steering wheel and steering column covers as necessary, to gain access to the switch.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Insert the ignition key and turn it to the O position.
  8.  
  9. Remove the two screws and remove the base of the switch.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Install the new switch in position and install the two screws.
  2.  
  3. Reconnect the electrical connectors.
  4.  
  5. Install the column cover and lower dashboard panels.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable. Check the operation of the switch in all positions.
  8.  

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1992-95 Models

WARNING
SRS (airbag) harnesses are normally covered with a yellow insulation. See Chassis Electrical for safety precautions. Avoid hitting the wheel or the shaft with excessive force, as damage to the shaft could result.


CAUTION
Severe injury could result if the airbag is mishandled or improperly connected and an accidental deployment occurs.

  1. Disconnect the negative and positive battery cables and wait at least three minutes.
  2.  

Make sure you have the 5-digit security "CODE" for the original radio before disconnecting the battery.

  1. Remove the dashboard lower cover and knee bolster.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the 5-pin electrical connector from under the dash in the fuse/relay box, and the 7-pin connector from the main wire harness.
  4.  
  5. steering wheel and steering column covers as necessary, to gain access to the switch.
  6.  
  7. Insert the ignition key and turn it to the O position.
  8.  
  9. Remove the two screws and remove the switch.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Install the new switch in position and install the two screws.
  2.  
  3. Fasten the electrical connectors.
  4.  
  5. Install the column cover and lower dashboard panels.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable. Check the operation of the switch in all positions.
  8.  

 
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