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How do u chang the ingition switch - 1993 Pontiac Grand Prix

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 25-05-2020

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Removal & Installation
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\015\012Park/lock cable removal
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\015\012Ignition switch alignment
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\015\012Ignition lock cylinder removal
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\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012WARNING \015\012\015\012\015\012On vehicles with air bags, disable the SIR system. The vehicles wheels must be in the straight ahead position and the key must be in the LOCK position when removing or installing the steering column. Failure to do so may cause the SIR coil assembly to become uncentered and may result in otherwise unneeded SIR repairs.

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  1. \015\012Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. \015\012If equipped, properly disable the SIR system, as outlined in Section 6 of this manual.
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  5. \015\012Remove the left side lower trim panel.
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  7. \015\012Remove the steering column-to-support screws and lower the steering column.
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  9. \015\012Unplug the dimmer switch and turn signal switch connectors.
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  11. \015\012Remove the wiring harness-to-firewall nuts.
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  13. \015\012Remove the steering column-to-steering gear bolt and remove the steering column from the vehicle.
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  15. \015\012Remove the combination switch.
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  17. \015\012Place the lock cylinder in the RUN position.
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  19. \015\012Remove the steering shaft assembly and turn signal switch housing as an assembly.
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  21. \015\012Using the terminal remover tool No. J 35689A or equivalent, label and unplug the wires F and G on the connector at the buzzer switch assembly from the turn signal switch electrical harness connector.
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  23. \015\012With the lock cylinder in the RUN position, remove the buzzer switch.
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  25. \015\012Place the lock cylinder in the ACCESSORY position, remove the lock cylinder retaining screw, and remove the lock cylinder.
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  27. \015\012Remove the dimmer switch nut/bolt, the dimmer switch, and the actuator rod.
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  29. \015\012Remove the dimmer switch mounting stud (the mounting nut was attached to it).
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  31. \015\012Remove the ignition switch-to-steering column screws and the ignition switch.
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  33. \015\012Remove the lockbolt screws and the lockbolt.
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  35. \015\012Remove the switch actuator rack and ignition switch.
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  37. \015\012Remove the steering shaft lock and spring.
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  1. \015\012To install the lockbolt, lubricate it with lithium grease and install the lockbolt, spring and retaining plate.
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  3. \015\012Lubricate the teeth on the switch actuator rack, install the rack and the ignition switch through the opening in the steering bolt until it rests on the retaining plate.
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  5. \015\012Install the steering column lock cylinder set by holding the barrel of the lock cylinder, inserting the key and turning the key to the ACCESSORY position.
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  7. \015\012Install the lock set in the steering column while holding the rack against the lockplate.
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  9. \015\012Install the lock retaining screw. Insert the key in the lock cylinder and turn the lock cylinder to the START position and the rack will extend.
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  11. \015\012Center the slotted holes on the ignition switch mounting plate and install the ignition switch mounting screw and nut.
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  13. \015\012Install the dimmer switch and actuator rod into the center slot on the switch mounting plate.
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  15. \015\012Install the buzzer switch and turn the lock cylinder to the RUN position. Push the switch in until it is bottomed out with the plastic tab that covers the lock retaining screw.
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  17. \015\012Install the steering shaft and turn signal housing as an assembly.
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  19. \015\012Install the turn signal switch. Install the steering wheel to the column, and tighten the steering shaft nut to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
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  21. \015\012Install the steering column in the vehicle. Connect all electrical leads. Install the lower trim panels.
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  23. \015\012Connect the negative battery cable.
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  25. \015\012If equipped, properly enable the SIR system, as outlined in Section 6 of this manual.
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  27. \015\012Check steering column operations.
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