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1998 chevy: location of and replacing ignition switch

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1998 chevy 2500 cheyenne pkup. location of and replacing ignition switch
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Triston replied 7 years ago.

the switch is on the column under the lock cylinder and the harness run under the steering column to a big connector held together by a 7mm bolts. good luck. and please accept my answer. thanks T-MAN

 

  • Remove the upper tilt head components. Refer to Steering Column Tilt Head Housing - Disassemble - Off Vehicle .

  • Object Number: 306234  Size: SH
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  • Slide the 2 connectors of the turn signal and multifunction switch assembly (2) off from the bulk head connector (1).

  • Object Number: 324882  Size: SH
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  • Remove the key alarm connector (1) from the lock module assembly (2).
  • Remove the 2 tapping screws from the ignition key alarm switch assembly (3).
  • Customer: replied 7 years ago.
    This truck does not have tilt steering. Also I cannot access the disassemble page for some reason.
    Expert:  Triston replied 7 years ago.

    the procedure is the same for with or with out tilt, a special tool will be needed to remove the horn cam and is very difficult to do. good luck. and please accept my answer. thanks T-MAN

     

    Object Number: 360577  Size: SH
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  • Pop the wire harness assembly (4) out of the wire harness strap (5).
  • Remove 2 wire harness straps (3) from the wire harness assembly (4).

    Remove 1 wire harness strap (2) from the upper tilt head assembly (1).


    Object Number: 361442  Size: SH
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  • Remove the retaining ring (1).
  • Remove the SIR coil assembly (3).
  • Remove the wave washer (2).
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    Object Number: 357433  Size: SH
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  • Remove the retaining ring using J 23653-SIR .

  • Object Number: 361737  Size: SH
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  • Remove the shaft lock shield assembly (1).
  • Remove the turn signal cancel cam assembly (2).
  • Remove the upper bearing spring (3).
  • Remove the thrust washer (4)
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