Toyota RAV4 2000-05

Ignition Switch

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
Before removing the switch, purchase 2 taper head bolts. The heads of these bolts are specifically designed to snap off when the proper tightening torque is reached.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the steering wheel.
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  5. Remove the screws securing the upper and lower steering column covers.
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  7. Remove the column covers; be careful to prevent breaking the clips during removal.
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  9. Remove the multifunction switch.
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  11. Remove the clamp securing the ignition switch and lock cylinder assembly. You will need to cut a notch into the old taper head bolts and use a screwdriver to remove them.
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  13. Remove the screws securing the ignition switch and remove it from the assembly.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal. When installing the new taper head bolts, tighten them until the heads shear off.
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