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Old 12-20-2006, 11:00 AM
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Hi all, trying to visit family for the holiday (supposed to leave on Friday)...450 mile drive...starter was going bad, had to turn and turn and turn key to start...finally conked out...replaced starter...........now ignition switch is gone...it is to be repaired completely when I get there...so I'm not looking to have it fixed before I go...I just need a quick fix to make the trip....any suggestions?

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To remove the ignition switch, just remove the steering column cover. (see figure 1) With the covers removed, you can access the steering lock. With a small screw driver remove the to small screws holding the ignition switch to the back of the steering lock. (see figure 2)
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i have the same problem . i replaced the starter the clutch interlock relay the clutch safty switch and the ignition switch. and when i go to start her it will fire right up but when i try to start her after i shut her off she says oh hell no. it hit and miss i am lost for an answer i am lost
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