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Old 04-03-2012, 08:41 PM   #1
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How do I replace ignition switch on 95my bonaville

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Are you replacing the lock cylinder or the ignition switch itself?
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Yes it looks like it has been coming apart
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So, you need to replace the part that the key goes into?
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Sorry not sure it looks like it'* coming apart and car won't start if you don't push on the cylinder as you turn key
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Do you have floor shift or is your shifter on the column?
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I hope you have tools, cause I think you might have to drill out 2 rivets to remove it. I gotta run out to the garage and get the 95 service manual.
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This is going to involve removing the airbag, the steering wheel(which will need a steering wheel puller).

Theres like 3 pages of things you have to do just to remove it. Oh, I was wrong, its only 1 screw that holds the switch on. Also, you will have to do some wire diggin. The lock cyclinder has 2 wires(VATS) that go into the steering column down under the dash. You would have to disconnect those 2 wires, and when you pull the switch out, those wires would have to come all the way out.
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