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1998 Honda Civic Question: how to remove 2 bolts locking harness on 1998 Honda Civic LX AT ignition switch?

 

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jlsautomechanic, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Panama City, FL, August 26, 2013, 15:31
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there are two bolts holding the ignition wire set that must be removed during switch replacement. the have been broken off for theft prevention.

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    Real Auto Haus (111 Answers) , Westmont, IL - (630) 361-6756
    TristanReal August 26, 2013, 15:46
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    either drilled out or grind off.

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    pushrod August 26, 2013, 16:43
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    Small ball peen hammer and a 'sharp' pointed punch. All you need to do is turn each bolt a little bit, then they are easily removed.
    Another method is with a hammer and small chisel, cut a slot or groove in the head of the bolt to allow a flatblade screwdriver to be used.
    Shop method, left hand twist cobalt drill bit set and a reversible drill, you may not have all of these items.

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