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BMW 325i: how to change the ignition and key switch in a 1994

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how to change the ignition and key switch in a 1994 BMW 325i
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 5 years ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer BMW,

My name is XXXXX XXXXX it will be my pleasure to assist you today. Which parts exactly are you trying to replace? Just they key cylinder?

 

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

no ignition and key cylinder. do I have to take the steering wheel off, and what about the air bag if I do

Expert:  Steve replied 5 years ago.

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You don't need to take the wheel off.

 

I have uploaded instructions to help you.

 

When you click the link below, a new window will open.

 

when the new window opens, make sure you press download to save a copy.

 

Here is the info: CLICK HERE FOR INFO

 

I hope that is helpful, please let me know if you have further questions, or if I can clarify anything for you.


It has been my pleasure to help today and I wish you the best of luck with the vehicle.


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thank you in advance.

 

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Expert:  Steve replied 5 years ago.

A 1994 actually won't have a ring antenna, so you don't even have to take the trim off, just use a pin like tool to release the cylinder, per the info I provided.

 

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

also have to change the whole ignition, steering is locked, had to unhook battery to get the power to turn off

 

Expert:  Steve replied 5 years ago.
This should be what you need to replace.

 

Please let me know if you have further questions.

 

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thank you in advance.

 

Steve

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