how to install lock key cylinder and ignition switch on 1996 Dodge Ram 1500

attempted to install the cylinder in the ignition switch. seems to install but nothing happens. the dash lights won't come on and the key does not want to rotate to the start mode.

by in Cave Creek, AZ on January 17, 2014
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ANSWER by , January 17, 2014
When you installed the switch, then made sure it was set in the lock position, then insert the lock cylinder into the switch box in the lock position and both are lined up properly. Then it should be working, you might have to re-do the installation to make sure.