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how do I change the ignition lock cylinder set in a 1989 chevy

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how do I change the ignition lock cylinder set in a 1989 chevy corsica?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 4 years ago.
does it have tilt wheel?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Yes, it does!
Expert:  JOHN aka Eauto replied 4 years ago.
Sub-Section C (Start Here)
Notes
SUB-SECTION C

BUZZER SWITCH ASSEMBLY,
STEERING COLUMN LOCK CYLINDER SET,
SWITCH ACTUATOR RACK,
STEERING SHAFT LOCK BOLT,
TILT & SHOE BRACKET,
COLUMN TILT BUMPERS,
KEY RELEASE LEVER,
STEERING COLUMN BOWL & JACKET ASSEMBLY.

NOTICE:
Steering column must be removed from car before proceeding with the following steps.

Fig. 68 Tilt Steering Column Exploded View (Part 1 Of 2). 1989-90 Beretta & Corsica

Fig. 68 Tilt Steering Column Exploded View (Part 2 Of 2). 1989-90 Beretta & Corsica

Buzzer Switch Removal

Lock Cylinder Set Removal

Key Release Lever Spring Installation

Key Release Lever Installation

REMOVE OR DISCONNECT
Tools Required:

J 35689-A Terminal Remover.
J 21854-01 Pivot Pin Remover.

  1. Perform steps 1 through 20, REMOVE OR DISCONNECT, Sub-Section A.
  2. Perform steps 1 through 3, REMOVE OR DISCONNECT, Sub-Section B.
  3. Place lock cylinder in "Off-Lock" position and remove key.
  4. Buzzer switch (21). Use screwdriver to lift switch tab and pull gently on wires to remove.
  5. Lock retaining screw (23).
  6. Lock cylinder (25).
  7. Retaining plate screws (29).
  8. Switch actuator rack (30), ignition switch actuator rod (31) and lock bolt retaining plate (28).
  9. Steering shaft lock bolt (26) and lock bolt spring (27).

NOTICE: On models equipped with key release lever proceed as follows:

  • Key release lever bolt (34).
  • Key release lever (35) through slot in bowl and jacket assembly (24) as shown.
  • Key release lever spring (36).
  1. Tilt bracket screws (20).
  2. Tilt lever and shoe bracket assembly (19).
  3. Column tilt bumpers (22) with vise grips, as required. If bumper is broke off use a 5.9 mm (7/32 In.) drill to remove remaining piece of bumper.
  4. Rod cap (33), if required.
  5. Bowl and jacket assembly (24).

INSTALL OR CONNECT

  1. Three tilt bumpers (22), as required, into column bowl and jacket assembly (24) until bottomed.
  2. Tilt lever and bracket assembly (19) into column bowl and jacket assembly (24)
  3. Screws (20) and torque to 3.6 Nm (32 Lbs. In.).

NOTICE: On models equipped with key release lever proceed as follows:

  • Key release lever spring (36), centered on boss, with loop end of spring "up" and straight end against casting.
  • Key release lever (35) through slot in column bowl and jacket assembly (24).

IMPORTANT

  • Lever (35) must engage loop in spring (36) as shown.
  • Key release lever bolt (34) with bolt shoulder inside lever hole as shown.
  1. Lubricate steering shaft lock bolt (26) with lithium grease.
    • Steering bolt (26) and lock bolt spring (27).
  1. Lock bolt retaining plate (28) onto actuator rack (30).
  2. Switch actuator rack (30) and ignition switch actuator rod (31) with retaining plate (28) attached: insert rack through opening in steering bolt (26) until tight against bolt retaining plate (28).
  3. Retaining plate screws (29) and torque to 3 Nm (27 Lbs. In.).
  4. Steering column lock cylinder set (25): hold barrel of lock cylinder, insert key and turn to "Accessory". position (ccw), install the lock set into the lock opening in steering column bowl and jacket assembly (24) while holding rack (30) against lock plate (28).
  5. Lock retaining screw (23) and torque to 2.5 Nm (27 Lbs. In.). After the screw is in place, turn the lock cylinder to the "Start" position and the rack will extend, also the steering shaft lock bolt can be seen extending and retracting as the lock is turned from start to lock.
  6. Place lock cylinder in the "Off-Lock" position and remove the key.
  7. Buzzer switch assembly (21) down into retaining bore until bottomed with plastic tab covering lock retaining screw (23).
  8. Perform steps 1 thru 8, INSTALL OR CONNECT, Sub-Section B.
  9. Perform steps 2 thru 20, INSTALL OR CONNECT, Sub-Section A.


 

ub-Section B
Notes

SUB-SECTION B

IGNITION & DIMMER SWITCH ASSEMBLY.

NOTICE:
Steering column must be removed from car before proceeding with the following steps:

Fig. 68 Tilt Steering Column Exploded View (Part 1 Of 2). 1989-90 Beretta & Corsica


Fig. 68 Tilt Steering Column Exploded View (Part 2 Of 2). 1989-90 Beretta & Corsica
REMOVE OR DISCONNECT
  1. Place lock cylinder (25) in "Off-Lock" position.
  2. Dimmer switch assembly (40) and ignition switch assembly (42) as follows:
  1. Dimmer switch actuator rod (37) from rod cap (33).
IMPORTANT
All fasteners in the following steps must be firmly seated before being tightened to specified torque.

IMPORTANT
Lock cylinder set (25) must be in the "Off-Lock" position when installing ignition switch to insure proper switch slider positioning.

Fig. 68 Tilt Steering Column Exploded View (Part 1 Of 2). 1989-90 Beretta & Corsica

Fig. 68 Tilt Steering Column Exploded View (Part 2 Of 2). 1989-90 Beretta & Corsica

Ignition Switch And Actuator Installation

Dimmer Switch Rod Installation

Dimmer Switch Adjustment


INSTALL OR CONNECT
  1. Place the ignition switch slider in the far left position and move back one detent to the right, "Off-Lock" position.

IMPORTANT
Insert a 2.34 mm diameter pin (3/32" drill bit) in adjustment hole on ignition switch to hold switch slider in proper position during installation.

  1. Ignition switch (42) to switch rod (31).
  2. Ignition switch (42) to jacket and bowl assembly (24) with mounting stud (41) and torque to 4 Nm (35 Lbs. In.).
  3. Remove adjustment tool from ignition switch (42).
  4. Dimmer switch actuator rod (37), tab end first, into hole in dimmer switch rod cap (33) as shown.

Note: Tab on rod (37) must engage wide slot in rod cap (33) and snap in place.

  1. Dimmer switch (40) onto actuator rod (37).
  2. Dimmer switch assembly (40) on stud (41) with hexagon nut (39) and screw (38). Do not tighten.

IMPORTANT
To adjust dimmer switch, insert a 2.34 mm diameter pin (3/32' drill bit). Push switch against actuator rod (37) to remove all lash.

  • Tighten nut (39) and screw (38) to 4 Nm (35 Lbs. In.).
  1. Remove adjustment tool from dimmer switch (40).
  2. If so equipped, park lock cable into ignition switch inhibitor and snap in place as steering column is installed in car.

 

 


ub-Section A
Notes

SUB-SECTION A

TURN SIGNAL CANCEL CAM ASSEMBLY,
DIMMER SWITCH ACTUATOR PIVOT ASSEMBLY,
TURN SIGNAL SWITCH ASSEMBLY,
WHEEL TILT SPRING, SHAFT & HOUSING ASSEMBLY
JACKET BUSHING ASSEMBLY


NOTICE: Steps 1 through 16 may be performed with the steering column in the vehicle. If the shaft and housing assembly (11)is to be serviced (steps 17 through 21), remove the steering column from vehicle before proceeding with the following steps.

Fig. 68 Tilt Steering Column Exploded View (Part 1 Of 2). 1989-90 Beretta & Corsica


Fig. 68 Tilt Steering Column Exploded View (Part 2 Of 2). 1989-90 Beretta & Corsica





Housing Cover And Turn Switch Removal

Buzzer Switch Wires, Removal

Pivot Pin Removal


REMOVE OR DISCONNECT
Tools Required:
J 35689-A Terminal Remover.
J 21854-01 Pivot Pin Remover.

  1. Retainer (1) and jam nut (2).
  2. Steering wheel.
  3. Turn signal cancel cam assembly (7).
  4. Hazard knob screw (6).
  5. Hazard warning knob (5).

IMPORTANT
Position turn signal switch (9) so that turn signal switch screws (8) and housing cover screw (3) can be removed through openings in switch.

  1. Rousing cover screw (3).
  2. Column housing cover (4).
  3. Actuator screw (18).
  4. Dimmer switch actuator (17).
    • For cruise option disconnect wire connector.
  1. Turn signal switch screws (8).
  2. Wires on buzzer switch assembly (21) from turn signal connector with J 35689-A as shown. Wrap wire ends with tape to protect during removal and installation.
  3. Turn signal switch assembly (9).
  4. Pull shoe release lever (19) and tilt column all the way up.
  5. Insert screwdriver into square opening in spring retainer (13), push down and turn left to release retainer (13) and wheel tilt spring (14).
  6. Spring retainer (13), tilt spring (14) and tilt spring guide(15).
  7. Shoe pin retaining cap (10).
  8. Two pivot pins (12) with J 21854-01 as shown.
  9. Place lock cylinder (25) in 'Run" position.
  10. Pull shoe release lever (19) to release shaft and housing assembly (11).
  11. Shaft and housing assembly (11) from steering column bowl and jacket assembly (24).
  12. Twist and pull jacket bushing assembly (32) from lower end of the bowl and jacket assembly (24).

IMPORTANT
All fasteners in the following steps must be firmly seated before being tightened to specified torque.

INSTALL OR CONNECT

  1. Align tab on jacket bushing assembly (32) with V-groove on lower end of bowl and jacket assembly (24) and snap into position.
  2. Place lock cylinder (25) in "Run' position and install shaft and housing assembly (11) into bowl and jacket assembly (24) while holding tilt lever (19) in the "Release" position.
  3. Lubricate pivot pins (12) with lithium grease.
    • Two pivot pins (12) until flush with shaft and housing assembly (11).
  1. Pull shoe release lever (19) and tilt column all the way up.
  2. Lubricate tilt spring guide (15) with lithium grease.
    • Tilt spring guide (15) into tilt spring (14).
  1. Guide (15) and tilt spring (14) with spring retainer (13) as follows:
    • Be sure that recess in spring guide (15) engages round locating tab in column bowl and jacket assembly (24).
    • Insert screwdriver into square opening in spring retainer (13), push down and turn right to lock in place.
  1. Turn signal switch assembly (9).

IMPORTANT
Position turn signal switch (9) so that turn signal switch screws (8) and housing cover screw (3) can be installed through openings in switch.

  1. Turn signal switch screws (8) and torque to 4 Nm (35 Lbs. In.).
  2. Wires from buzzer switch assembly (21) to signal switch connector body as follows:
    • Light green wire in location F.
    • Tan/black wire in location 0.
  1. Dinner actuator assembly (17).
  2. Actuator screw (18) and torque to 2.3 Nm (20 Lbs. In.).
  3. Shoe pin retaining cap (10).
  4. Column housing cover (4).
  5. Hazard warning knob (5).
  6. Hazard knob screw (6) and torque to 0.8 Nm (7 Lbs. In.).
  7. Housing cover screw (3) and torque to 4 Nm (35 Lbs. In.).
  8. Turn signal cancel cam assembly (7).
  9. Steering wheel.
  10. Cam nut (2), torque to 41 Nm (30 Lbs. Ft.) and secure with nut retainer (1).
  11. If so equipped, park lock cable into ignition switch inhibitor and snap in place as steering column is installed in car.

 

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