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Old 11-09-2010, 12:36   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all...was wondering if someone could help me. I need to take the steering column housing off and I'm having some problems taking off the top portion off, the one that surrounds the ignition. Is there any trick to getting that off? Do I pop off the top piece of the ignition cylinder? I don't want to break anything!! Any help is greatly appreciated!
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You could pull the ignition lock out. There is a poke hole from the bottom to release it. Turn the lock to the run position, depress the retaining pin through the poke hole, pull out on the lock cylinder. Poke hole is just over 1/8th of an inch
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You could pull the ignition lock out. There is a poke hole from the bottom to release it. Turn the lock to the run position, depress the retaining pin through the poke hole, pull out on the lock cylinder. Poke hole is just over 1/8th of an inch
Thanks! And just put it back the same way? It won't mess anything up? I just don't want to take it out and then put it back with it not starting the van.
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Unhook the battery because you have to have the key in the run position to push the pin in. Then don't turn the ignition switch before you put it back in. If it gets turned, push on the pin and turn the key part until it goes in, then install it.
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