The ignition switch bracket is secured 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 article - How to remove, disassemble and adjust the steering column of a Gazelle car)
Use a slotted screwdriver to unscrew the two screws holding the steering column covers together.
Remove the upper casing.
Move the steering column to its highest position.
Tilt the upper edge of the casing towards you until its lock comes out of the column slot.
Remove the casing, moving it upward.
Use a slotted screwdriver to unscrew the two screws securing the contact part of the ignition switch
Remove the contact part from the lock body
Disconnect the connection block of the switch.
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 switch of a different type, then change the contact group in the following order:
Remove the steering column cover.
Disconnect the ignition switch wiring harness block.
At the bottom of the ignition switch, unscrew the screw securing it to the bracket
On top of the switch, use a thin screwdriver to press the pin into the bracket body
Remove the switch from the bracket
Remove the two screws securing the contact group to the switch
Disconnect the contact group from the switch
If the new contact group does not have a burning that wires, unsolder the wires from the terminals
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 contact block
Solder the wires as shown in the picture
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 (article - How to remove, disassemble and adjust the steering column of a Gazelle car), unscrew two special bolts.
If their heads are not broken off, then unscrew them with a 10mm 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
Use pliers to unscrew the bolts
Removing the lock
For subsequent assembly we use new special bolts. To protect against theft, their hex heads can be broken off.