Ignition System Help needed

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Old 01-14-2004, 03:18 AM
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I have a 1984 Coupe GT that just started having a serious problem. </P>


My ignition key does not turn on power to any accessories or to the starter; I have power at the battery, and to the interior of the car, as exhibited by the dome light and buzzer coming on when the door is opened.</P>


I pulled the ignition switch and attempted to use a screw driver to manipulate the switch to no avail. </P>


Any help or suggestions are greatly appreciated!</P>


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TIA, </P>


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Old 01-14-2004, 09:26 PM
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UPDATE:</P>


Confirmed faulty ignition switch, as well as faulty starter;</P>


removed/rebuilt starter with no troubles, tests out fine.</P>


Following the directions in my haynes manual, (i know, i know) i removed the steering wheel, turn signal multiswitch, as well as the lock cylinder. I have come to the following problem: there is a lock washer holding a spring which keeps the ignition switch housing locked into its location. As this lock washer is fully circular, and apparently uses the springs' outward pressure to stay in place, i have no idea on how to remove the lock washer/spring combination. </P>


Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.</P>


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Old 02-24-2004, 01:40 PM
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Default Ignition System Help needed

<FONT color=blue>Man, I thought that I was the only glutton for punishment. When I replaced my ignition switch I used a screw driver to pry off the locking washer. When I went to replace it, I used a deep set socket that fit over the steering shaft and tapped the spring down into position using a hammer. Good luck</FONT>
 
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