Advice 1: How to change the ignition switch

Replacement of the lock of ignition is produced only in the case when the fault manifests its mechanical parts. In the event of a problem with the contact group, it will be replaced individually, without the need to remove the lock from his seat enough to remove the bottom part of the device snap ring). But if the castle fell into disrepair and has lost its function, it have to still change.
How to change the ignition switch
You will need
  • - screwdriver,
  • - new ignition switch.
Before beginning the procedure for extraction of the lock of ignition is switched off battery.
Then removed the steering column plastic laths, and then have full access to the castle, which detaches from the bottom wiring.
Inserting the key, he turns to the "0" position and on the side surface of the metal casing with a screwdriver, Unscrew the screw that secures the lock.
Released from fastening the lock is removed from his seat only after a screwdriver through the slot in the lower part of the casing, it is recessed pin.
After removing the defective unit and install in its place a new lock on the ignition , all further actions are performed in reverse order.

Advice 2: How to change the lock ignition on VAZ 2104

Removing and installing the ignition switch on the car VAZ 2104 does not require extensive disassembly of the instrument panel, the special skills of the owner, as well as any professional tools.
VAZ 2104 with proper service for years serving its owner

The defective ignition switch

Electrical equipment is very fragile vehicle system consisting of many components and techniques well-known trouble for many motorists. Even a single disconnected contact to create a lot of problems. And the situation when the vehicle does not start, is familiar to nearly every driver and always makes nervous.

One of the reasons in the domestic car VAZ 2104 in the above situation may also be a faulty ignition switch, if, for example, burnt contacts. In addition, it must be replaced in such trivial cases when lost or broken key, and, indeed, the mechanism itself of the ignition switch is not very reliable. Damaged the mechanism is not able to perform their direct function of the circuit breaker to close the contacts and, accordingly, to convey the command to start the engine.

Tools for removing ignition lock

The ignition switch on the "four" is located on the left side of the steering wheel under the instrument panel of the vehicle. It is fixed on the bracket holding the steering gear. Usually, in order to replace the ignition switch requires a simple tool. Two screwdrivers for these purposes is fine. One cross, the other as small as possible. Instead of the last it is possible to use awl. And, of course, don't forget to purchase an auto in the new good lock.

Check the ignition switch

If available in your Arsenal multimeter contact group of the lock can be tested for proper operation. For this purpose the terminals of the device are connected alternately to the contacts of the lock corresponding to each individual key position. Normal resistance should tend to zero.

How to replace the ignition switch

When replacing the ignition lock, the vehicle needs to comply with strict sequence of actions. It is obligatory to remove the "minus" terminal of the battery, then set the ignition key to position "0" (in fact it will be positioned horizontally).

The next step unscrewed the fixing screws of the plastic casing of the steering column of the vehicle. Part of the casing separated and you can start removing the ignition switch. In the "classic" it is held by two screws. When these screws are turned, a thin screwdriver or awl through the hole in the bracket should gently press on the lock and disassemble it from the landing mounts.

Terminal contacts are removed from the old lock and connect the new. Setting the correct ignition switch and Assembly of the plastic housing of the steering gear are made in reverse order.
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