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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-13-2009, 08:43 PM Thread Starter
 
 
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ignition switch

how do i remove the ignition switch on my 60 impala u can turn the car on w/o the keys
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-13-2009, 08:48 PM
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how do i remove the ignition switch on my 60 impala u can turn the car on w/o the keys
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Basically you insert the key and turn it to accessory and push the pin located under the dash on the ignition switch in to remove the tumbler and key so you can unscrew the nut holding it to the dash.

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Thomas,
Your switch may be just fine. Recall that the switch does not need a key to start and operate the car unless the switch ( ignition lock) is turned to the lock position before you remove the key. If you remove the key in the off position no key will be needed to start the car.
To remove the lock you needd to turn the key counter-clockwise to the Accessory position then push the pin and remove the lock.
But again your switch (lock really) may be working as designed.
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