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August 6, 2011, 5:30 am

Mark C
 

Question: How do I replace the ignition switch rack in the column? Must I pull the column to do this?

I found the replacement part at auto zone but don,t know how to replace it. There must be a easy way.


August 11, 2011, 11:12 am

Elizabeth K
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Here are some details about the procedure:
http://www.justanswer.com/gmc/3cms2-need-replace-ignition-switch-1984-gmc-value-van.html

In general, you can look in a manual for instructions, vehicle repair guides are available online (autozone.com) and in auto parts stores.


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