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George H., ASE Certified Technician
Category: Kia
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Experience:  Hyundai Certified and 15+ years as an ASE Maser Tech
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The ignition switch and wires have been cut and destroyed. I

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The ignition switch and wires have been cut and destroyed. I was looking for a wiring info to make sure I repair it correctly.. How many wires come off the back of the switch
JA: Has the car been stalling out?
Customer: The column was damaged by theives I have to change the switch and repair the wires
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2007 Kia Rio
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I only have been reviewing what to do so far. The entire switch must be replaced. The cut wires have to be patched back. There are six wires that were cut.. I see 4 coming out of the back of the switch. The other two go to what?
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: That should be it.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  George H. replied 11 months ago.

Hello I will help,

You are looking at the M22 connector for the switch,

1 = White

2 = Blue

3 = Orange

4 = Yellow

5 = Green

6 = Pink

Are these the wire colors you have?

I will look for the M22 connector diagram

Expert:  George H. replied 11 months ago.

Click here for diagram

Let me know how I can help and if the wire colors match. We can make adjustments if necessary