Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1970-1988

Ignition Lock/Switch

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

1980-88
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the steering wheel and the column covers.
  4.  
  5. Drill out the shear bolts holding the lock assembly in place and remove the conventional bolts.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the wiring from the switch and remove the assembly.
  8.  
  9. Unscrew the retaining bolts in the lock cylinder and separate the switch from the lock.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Connect the switch to the lock cylinder and tighten the retaining screws.
  2.  
  3. Make sure that the hole in the column and the mating part of the lock cylinder are aligned. Install new shear bolts and break off their heads.
  4.  
  5. Connect the electrical lead to the switch and then install the column covers.
  6.  
  7. Install the steering wheel and connect the battery cable.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Ignition lock screws



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Fig. Fig. 2: Breaking off the shear screws

 
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