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2005 Chevrolet Impala Question: replaceing the ignition

 

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den_den2, 3.4L V6, Hurst, TX, January 19, 2012, 11:32
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the radio does not turn off and i think the steering wheel will not lock,all lights turn off and elec. door locks work. so how involved is it to change the ignition ?? fixed income so i need to do my self,if possible ??

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    January 19, 2012, 12:27
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    reccomend a shop do it as the key will have to be programmed when done.

    Roy

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    den_den2, January 19, 2012, 15:11
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    after i drove it on a erran,got hm. and working right now , so by what little i've read,it's the ignition lock,that has misfired,maybe not wwhole ignition. ?? it's a two part ignition or could be ,huh??

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    mastertech6371, January 19, 2012, 18:00
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    no, the tumbler is separate from the electrical part of the switch. you need to determine which has failed. let a shop help you with telling you what needs to be done.

    Roy

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    den_den2, January 20, 2012, 08:23
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    thanks,i really thought a shop would do it , just needed a little insight,before going in >>

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