Volvo Cars 1999-05

Ignition Switch

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Removal & Installation




CAUTION
Models equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), use an inflatable air bag. Whenever working near any of the SRS components, such as the impact sensors, the air bag module, steering column, and instrument panel, disable the SRS.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove steering wheel and air bag module. Refer to Steering Wheel removal and installation.
  6.  
  7. Remove steering column covers. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Screws from lower cover
     
    Clip mounting between the upper and lower covers
     
    Lower steering column cover
     
    Upper steering column cover
     

  8.  
  9. Remove the contact reel:
    1. Disconnect the left connector.
    2.  
    3. Remove the screws.
    4.  
    5. Remove the contact reel.

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      Fig. Removing the contact reel from steering column

      Removing the contact reel from steering column
    6.  

  10.  
  11. Remove the ignition switch:
    1. Disconnect the electrical connector.
    2.  
    3. Remove the screws.
    4.  
    5. Remove the ignition switch.

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      Fig. Ignition switch removal

      Ignition switch removal
    6.  

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To install:

  1. Install the ignition switch:
    1. Position the ignition switch and tighten the screws.
    2.  
    3. Connect the electrical connector.
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Install the contact reel. Tighten the M5 screws to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the upper and lower steering column covers. Tighten the screws.
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  7. Install the air bag and steering wheel. Refer to Steering Wheel removal and installation.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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