The ignition lock bracket is fixed to the steering column with two bolts, the heads of which are cut off at a certain tightening torque
Replacing the contact part of the ignition switch
Disconnect the wire from the negative terminal of the battery.
To replace the contact part of the switch, remove the steering column covers (see the article - How to remove, disassemble and adjust the steering column car column Gazelle
Using a slotted screwdriver, we unscrew the two screws that tighten the steering column covers.
Remove the top cover.
We move the steering column to its highest position.
Reject the upper edge of the casing towards us until its lock comes out of the column slot.
Remove the casing by moving it up.
Using a slotted screwdriver, unscrew the two screws securing the contact part of the ignition switch
Remove the contact part from the lock body
Disconnect the connecting block of the switch.
We connect the new switch to the connector, put it in place, aligning the groove in the hole with the protrusion on the lock, and fasten it with screws.
If the car has an ignition lock of a different type, then we change the contact group in the following order:
1. Remove the steering column cover.
2. Disconnect the ignition switch wiring harness block.
3. At the bottom of the ignition lock, unscrew the screw securing it to the bracket
4. On top of the switch with a thin screwdriver, we sink the pin into the bracket body
5. Removing the switch from the bracket
6. We unscrew the two screws securing the contact group to the switch
7. Disconnect the contact group from the switch
If the new contact group does not have a wiring harness, solder the wires from the leads,
previously marking their position in any way.
It is necessary to mark it, because two wires are blue, and there are no pin designations on the block of the contact group
8. Solder the wires as shown
Install the parts in reverse order.
Removing the ignition switch assembly
To remove the ignition switch assembly, it is advisable to remove the steering column How to remove, disassemble and adjust the steering column of a Gazelle car< /a>, unscrew the two special bolts.
If their heads are not broken off, then turn them off with the “10” key.
Otherwise, remove the contact part of the ignition switch so as not to split it during operation, loosen the bolts with a thin chisel
Unscrew the bolts with pliers
Remove the lock
For subsequent assembly, we use new special bolts. As a protection against theft, their hexagonal heads can be broken off.