PB 150 V8-318 5.2L VIN T 2-BBL (1983)
The ignition switch and lock assembly are separate units and must be replaced individually.
Disconnect battery ground cable and remove turn signal switch as outlined in this chapter.
Place lock cylinder in the "Lock" position and remove key. Insert suitable tool into slot next to switch mounting screw boss.
Depress spring latch at bottom of slot, then remove lock.
To install ignition lock, place lock cylinder in the "Lock" position and remove key. Install lock cylinder assembly into housing, then press inward
and move switch actuator rod up and down to align parts. When parts align, the lock cylinder will move inward and a spring loaded retainer
will snap into place, locking cylinder into housing.
Ignition Switch, Replace
The ignition switch is located on the top of the steering column under the instrument panel. To replace it, the steering column should be lowered as
Disconnect shift indicator link.
Remove nuts securing bracket to dash panel and carefully lower column.
Disconnect electrical connector from switch. Ensure switch is in "Accessory" position.
Remove switch attaching screws, then the switch.
To install ignition switch, place switch slider and lock in the "Accessory" position.
Fit actuator rod into switch and assemble to column.
Complete assembly in reverse of removal procedure.