Lexus GS, SC 1998-06

Ignition Switch

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Ignition switch and lock cylinder assembly as part of the steering column.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Place the front wheels facing straight ahead.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Wait at least 90 seconds before performing any work.
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  7. Remove the steering wheel assembly.
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  9. Remove steering column covers and lower instrument panel covers for access.
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  11. Remove the turn signal (combination) switch assembly.
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  13. Remove the ignition lock cylinder assembly.
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  15. Disconnect the un-lock warning switch assy connector from the ignition or starter switch assy.
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  17. Remove the 2 screws and ignition or starter switch assembly from the steering column upper w/switch bracket assembly.
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To install:

  1. Install the ignition switch assembly to the steering column upper w/switch bracket assembly with the mounting screws.
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  3. Connect the un-lock warning switch assy connector to the ignition or starter switch assembly.
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  5. Install the ignition lock cylinder assembly.
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  7. Install the turn signal (combination) switch assembly.
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  9. Inspect the spiral cable sub-assembly.
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  11. Install the steering column covers and lower instrument panel covers removed for access.
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  13. Place the front wheels facing straight ahead.
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  15. Install the steering wheel assembly.
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  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
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