Having problems with your 1994 GMC Safari ?

I want the step by step instructions to replace the ignition switch.

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 09-12-2019

Answers :

Hi. I've put together a guide that will help you with the replacement of this ignition switch.


\015\012\015\012\011\011\011 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012Step1\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 Disconnect the negative battery cable from the terminal on the battery. Remove the upper and lower steering column covers by unscrewing or unclipping them.\015\012\011\011\011\011 \015\012\011\011\011\011 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012Step2\015\012\011\011\011\011\011 Remove the steering wheelmag-glass_10x10.gif\015\012by lifting off the center cover, disconnecting the horn wire and\015\012removing the retaining nut and washer. Make a mark on the steering\015\012wheel spline and the wheel itself so you can line it back up precisely.\015\012Pull the steering wheel straight back to remove from the shaft. \015\012\011\011\011\011 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012Step3\015\012Take off windshield wiper and turn signal switches by pulling them off\015\012as you did the steering wheel and disconnect the wiring. Slide the\015\012spacer sleeve off of the steering column. \015\012\011\011\011\011 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012Step4\015\012Unscrew the ignition switch mounting screws. Pull out the ignition\015\012switch. Disconnect the wiring connector from back of the ignition\015\012switch. Simply loosen the tabs and pull it out. \015\012\011\011\011\011 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012Step5\015\012Insert your key into the ignition. Turn the ignition switch to the\015\012locked position. Depress the retaining pin with a small screwdriver and\015\012turn the key to the Off position to free the cylinder. Once it is free,\015\012turn the key to lock position and remove the key and key cylinder. \015\012\011\011\011\011 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012Step6\015\012Install your old key cylinder into the new ignition switch assembly.\015\012Make sure the contacts in the cylinder and assembly line up. Reattach\015\012wiring to ignition switch, slide it into place, screw in mounting\015\012screws and reassemble steering wheel and switches.You have just completed the task.Good job:)


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