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

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Using a slotted screwdriver, we unscrew the two screws that tighten the steering column covers.

Remove the top cover.

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

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.

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Gazelle car ignition lock replacement

Remove the casing by moving it up.

Using a slotted screwdriver, unscrew the two screws securing the contact part of the ignition switch

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Gazelle car ignition lock replacement

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.

Replacing the contact group of the ignition lock of the Gazelle car

2. Disconnect the ignition switch wiring harness block.

Replacing the contact group of the ignition lock of the Gazelle car

Replacing the contact group of the ignition lock of the Gazelle car

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

Replacing the contact group of the ignition lock of the Gazelle car

Replacing the contact group of the ignition lock of the Gazelle car

5. Removing the switch from the bracket

6. We unscrew the two screws securing the contact group to the switch

Replacing the contact group of the ignition lock of the Gazelle car

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

Replacing the contact group of the ignition lock of a Gazelle car

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.

Gazelle car ignition replacement

If their heads are not broken off, then turn them off with the “10” key.

Gazelle car ignition replacement

Gazelle car ignition replacement

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

Gazelle car ignition replacement

Remove the lock

For subsequent assembly, we use new special bolts. As a protection against theft, their hexagonal heads can be broken off.