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    1720 S RIDGEWOOD A
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    Suzuki Esteem, Swift 1994-02

    Ignition Switch

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    Removal & Installation



    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    4.  
    5. Remove steering column assembly as follows:


      1. Remove steering wheel and contact coil and combination switch assembly, if necessary.
      2.  
      3. Remove hole cover and knee bolster panel.

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        Fig. Harness connector and cover (1 and 2), yellow air bag connector (3), cruise control harness connector-optional (4), harness band (5) and clamp (6)-Esteem

      4.  
      5. Loosen clamp.
      6.  
      7. Remove band binding steering column and harness (for contact coil and combination switch assembly).
      8.  
      9. Disconnect yellow connector (for air bag) and white connector (for auto cruise, optional).
      10.  
      11. Disconnect three connectors for contact coil and combination switch assembly wire harness from junction/fuse block.
      12.  
      13. Disconnect three connectors for ignition switch wire harness from junction/fuse block.

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        Fig. Steering joint lower cover (1), steering joint upper cover (2), steering shaft upper joint bolt (3), lower joint (4), alignment marks (5) and upper joint-column side (6)-Esteem

      14.  
      15. Remove steering joint upper cover.
      16.  
      17. Make alignment marks on lower joint and upper joint (column side) for a guide during reinstallation, and then remove steering shaft upper joint bolt.
      18.  
      19. Remove steering column mounting nuts (4 pcs.).
      20.  
      21. With A/T vehicle, remove shift (key) interlock cable screw (2) and then disconnect interlock cable (1) from ignition switch with ignition switch turned to ACC position. After disconnecting, turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
      22.  
      23. Remove steering column from vehicle.
        WARNING
        Never rest a steering column assembly on the steering wheel with the air bag (inflator) module face down and column vertical. Otherwise, personal injury may result.

      24.  

    6.  
    7. Mount the steering column in a table vise.
    8.  
    9. Remove ignition switch mounting bolts. Using a hammer and chisel, create slots on the top of the mounting bolts, then remove the bolts with a screwdriver.
    10.  
    11. Turn key in ignition switch to ON and remove switch from steering column.
    12.  

    To install:

    1. Position the oblong hole in the steering shaft so that it is visible thorough, and in the center of the hole in the steering column.
    2.  
    3. Install ignition switch to column with the ignition key still in the ON position.
    4.  
    5. Turn the key to the LOCK position and remove the key from the ignition switch.
    6.  
    7. Align the ignition switch hub with the oblong hole in the steering shaft. Rotate the shaft to ensure that the steering shaft is locked.
    8.  
    9. Install new break-away head bolts to ignition switch and tighten until break-away heads break off.
    10.  
    11. Turn ignition key to ON position and check that the shaft rotates smoothly. Remove the column from vise.
    12.  
    13. Install steering column assembly as follows:


      1. Insert lower joint into upper joint of steering column by matching it to marks made before removal.
      2.  
      3. With A/T vehicle, connect shift (key) interlock cable to ignition switch with ignition switch turned to ACC position. And then turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
      4.  
      5. Tighten its cable screw.
      6.  
      7. Install steering column assembly to lower and upper brackets. Torque steering column upper nuts first to 11 ft. lbs. (14 Nm) and then lower nuts to 11 ft. lbs. (14 Nm).
      8.  
      9. Install bolt to steering shaft upper joint and tighten it to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
        NOTE
        After tightening column nuts, bolt to steering shaft upper joint should be tightened.

      10.  
      11. Install steering joint upper cover.
      12.  
      13. Connect three connectors for ignition switch wire harness to junction/fuse block.
      14.  
      15. If contact coil and combination switch assembly is removed, install contact coil and combination switch assembly.
      16.  
      17. If contact coil and combination switch assembly is not removed, follow the procedures:

        Connect three connectors for contact coil and combination switch wire harness to junction/fuse block.
         
        Connect yellow connector (for air bag) and white connector (for auto cruise, optional).
         
        Fix wire harness with clamp and band.
         

      18.  
      19. Install knee bolster panel and hole cover.
      20.  
      21. Install steering wheel, if necessary.
      22.  

    14.  
    15. Connect the negative battery cable.
    16.  
    17. Enable air bag system.
    18.  

     
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