I am trying to remove the ignition switch of a 1991 camry. Vehicle was purchased on 20020302. On my car, the cylinder was right under the wheel. Note: Steering wheels most often get locked when people use the steering wheel to assist them getting out of the vehicle. The is the second serious manufacturer's defect on this car. Not an auto repair expert? If you found this page helpful we would really appreciate any donations you could send us.
As soon as the car's ignition switch was turned on it started smoking again, per the Toyota car dealer where I bought the car brand new 5 years ago; the car is unsafe to drive and a health hazard. The hard part is knowing which way to … turn it and if it's stuck from grime and dust. I've been told that dissassembling the steering column can be a real mess to put back together! Repl … acing the actuator usually involoves pulling the steering wheel. Schmooot You first need to remove the plastic trim pieces from around the steering column, then turn your key to the 'on' position and look for a small button underneath the ignition cylinder housing. If a locked steering wheel is the problem this will fix it. Do not shake or rock the steering wheel.
Vehicle was purchased on 20070125. Remove the plastic 2 piece shroud around steering column so as to gain access to the housing the tumbler sits in. We understand the list below will have some errors, but we will do our best to make this list as accurate as possible. Vehicle was purchased on 19870601. Open the hood, and disconnect the battery negative terminal. Try that first and see if it works normally with a known good key.
The contact was concenred that in teh case of air bag deployment, the chemicals in the air bag would affect her asthma. I have the same issue. I Think 2 Screws On Bottom Step 4. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Per the Toyota dealer that inspected my vehicle, the issue is the master power switch.
Vehicle was using Cruise Control. If you can't get it out you might ha … ve to take the distributor itself out which sucks because you have to be careful about the timing. If your steering wheel is locked, then one of those two directions will be very solid and one direction will be a little springy wheel wants to spring back. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Turn the ignition key to the Run position. Detach The Switch Retaining Screws. Under vehicle, center, below seati … ng area, next to catalytic converter, mounted on exhaust pipe.
In addition, the air bag warning light sporadically illuminated over a two year span. While Transmission Was In Park Key Was Removed From Ignition. All of a sudden, when I insert the key into the ignition, it will not turn clockwise in order to start the vehicle. It Will Open Doors And Trunk. If you're looking at the cylinder from the passenger's seat, it's at approximately 6 - 7 o'clock. This Had Caused An Accident.
The dealer was contacted and advised that either the ignition switch or the key was defective. Be careful with the plug and try not to break the retaining latch. When I Start The Car Whether Its Morning Or In The Afternoon, Once I Release The Key It Dies. If you don't, the steering wheel will not be 'straight' after you put it back on. I 'd appreciate any assistance.
I know dozens of cars from my friends and families but they dont go through the same problem every other year. Obtain all remote transmitters for this vehicle. Also I went to a Toyota dealership and they told me that if I replace the ignition I also need to replace my computer. Safety Feature: Key Was Not Able To Be Removed Unless It Was In Park And No Other Gear. If you followed the instructions above closely and your key still does not or will not turn in your ignition lock cylinder, then you are having a problem with either the key, or the ignition lock cylinder, call an to come out to you and fix your problem. Answer The best way to find out is go to your local auto parts store, ask for a haynes or chiltons manual on your vehicle.