Quoting from a post by Aaron Gilbert in 2001:
"Once you get the covers off, it will become pretty evident what needs replacing, especially if you have the new ~$50 part in hand. It will take a very small allen wrench to undo the small red-Loctite'd bolts which hold the electrical portion of the switch on.
"The hardest pat of the whole repair will literally be getting the wiring plug off the switch, which as I recall was a little stubborn. If you get any wise ideas about using a flat screwdriver to help it along, please disconnect the negative battery terminal first, or it could be a shocking experience. :) Not that I would know anything about that.."
The shroud under the steering column is held up by three or more screws, Torx head. Posts I read not definite about the size. Some up in deep wells. Then two plastic clips, either side, hold top and bottom shells together.
Don't really need to remove the top side cover as I recall, and best left in place as it has a little fiber optic line leading to above the key to help light it, that needs to be carefully tucked into position on reinstall.
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- Key switch. Shroud under steering wheel, allen key., RayF, Mon, 6 Aug 2012 15:51:42
- Re: Key sticking on "crank". What part do I need?, Craig, Mon, 6 Aug 2012 15:50:56
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