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Ford ranger 1996. Ignition key plastic thing spins freely.

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Ford ranger 1996. Ignition key plastic thing spins freely. Car occasionally locks up the steering wheel requiring emergency stop. How can I disable the wheel "anti-theft" lock.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.
Hi To disable the steering lock, you would need to remove and disassemble the steering column and alter the parts inside it. I have steps for all of this except for altering, would those help? You want a excellent 5 star answer & I would like to be rated the same for providing it. Consider I don't know your skill level & I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle. It may take a few back and forth replies. Try your best to respond with good detail so I can do the same. I normally log in at 3pm and work late. A rating is required. Your rating me, what I type. I am not an employee of this website, nor have control over the fees or the time it took to get a response. If you rate negative or not at all you still paid, but I get nothing. I want you pleased with me and my efforts, so let me know if your experience here has come up short.Thanks Chris
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes that would help. Also instructions for the part needing modification. I assume it's grinding of a pawl or something.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.
Open the files below, to see the diagrams. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90220402/96steering1.pdfhttps://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90220402/96steering2.pdfhttps://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90220402/96steering3.pdf