0

Score

Avatar
mike
1

Asked

How to remove ignition switch for repair?

History

I have a Chevrolet Silvadedo 1500 1992. I want to change the ignition switch.

Edited by: David Hodson ( ) , Taylor Arnicar ( )

Post Answer

1

Score

Avatar
mayer
200k

Answered

PermalinkHistory

These are instructions for the 2000 model but will probably serve you:

Ignition Switch Replacement - On Vehicle

Removal Procedure

Caution: This vehicle is equipped with a Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) System. Failure to follow the correct procedure could cause the following conditions:

• Air bag deployment

• Personal injury

• Unnecessary SIR system repairs

In order to avoid the above conditions, observe the following guidelines:

• Refer to SIR Component Views in order to determine if you are performing service on or near the SIR components or the SIR wiring.

• If you are performing service on or near the SIR components or the SIR wiring, disable the SIR system. Refer to Disabling the SIR System.

Disable the SIR system. Refer to Disabling the SIR System in SIR.

Remove the steering column trim covers from the steering column. Refer to Steering Column Trim Cover Replacement - On Vehicle .

Disconnect the steering column electrical connectors.

Remove the wire harness assembly (1) from the steering column and the wire harness strap (2).

Slide the 2 connectors (2) of the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly out of the bulkhead connector (1).

Remove the key alarm connector (1) from the lock module assembly (2) in the following way:

Rotate the key alarm connector (1) 90 degrees.

Pull the key alarm connector (1) out of the lock module assembly (2).

Remove the passkey connector from the lock module assembly (2).

Remove the connector (2) from the electric park lock (1), for vehicles equipped with floor shifters.

Slide the ignition and key alarm switch assembly (3) out of the lock module assembly (1).

Installation Procedure

Slide the ignition and key alarm switch assembly (3) into the lock module assembly (1).

Install the key alarm connector (1) into the lock module assembly (2).

Push the key alarm connector (1) into the lock module assembly (2).

Rotate the key alarm connector (1) 90 degrees so that the key alarm connector (1) locks into place.

Install the passkey connector into the lock module assembly (2).

Snap the electric park lock (2) onto the lock module assembly (1), for vehicles equipped with floor shifters.

Reconnect the connector (2) to the electric park lock (1), for vehicles equipped with floor shifters.

Slide the 2 connectors (2) of the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly into the bulkhead connector (1).

Attach the wire harness assembly (1) to the steering column wire harness strap (2).

Connect the steering column electrical connectors to the vehicle.

Install the trim covers to the column. Refer to Steering Column Trim Cover Replacement - On Vehicle .

Enable the SIR system. Refer to Enabling the SIR System in SIR.

WOW + Ralph

rj713,

0

Score

Avatar
Dean
31

Answered

PermalinkHistory

screw it out with a screw driver or ask for help from a mechanic

0

Score

Avatar
Renan Reora
1

Answered

PermalinkHistory

Thanks for sharing this tip on how to remove the ignition switches. That seems like a good idea to reuse the 2 screws and my friend will be happy. I should do the cutting before i have a couple of beers if i want a straight line

Add Your Answer

View Statistics:

Today: 1

This Week: 23

This Month: 153

All Time: 12,263