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Replace a ignition on 1979 Chevy truck 350 engine

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 19-03-2018

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Okay, the ignition switch is located down on the steering column, topside, just under the dash...
\015\012The switch is on the steering column, behind the instrument panel.
  1. \015\012Lower the steering column, making sure that it is supported.
    \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012WARNING \015\012\015\012\015\012Extreme care is necessary to prevent damage to the collapsible column.
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  3. \015\012Make sure that the switch is in the LOCK position. If the lock cylinder is out, pull the switch rod up to the stop, then go down one detent.
  4. \015\012
  5. \015\012Remove the two screws and the switch.
  6. \015\012
  7. \015\012Before installation, make sure the switch is in the LOCK position.
  8. \015\012
  9. \015\012Install the switch using the original screws.
    \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012CAUTION \015\012\015\012\015\012Use of screws that are too long could prevent the column from collapsing on impact.
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  11. \015\012Install the column.
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