Anyone has an ignition switch r&r procedure description?
kbogach at comcast.net
kbogach at comcast.net
Fri Mar 6 14:15:29 PST 2009
Hi Bob, thanks for prompt response! But, unfortunately, on 200's after removing the cluster there is no any opening to get to the switch or screws. Nothing!
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From: "Robert Myers" <bob at chips-ur-s.com>
To: kbogach at comcast.net
Cc: quattro at audifans.com
Sent: Friday, March 6, 2009 5:00:35 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: Re: Anyone has an ignition switch r&r procedure description?
I did this job on my urS6 just two days ago. I presume the procedure
for your 200 would be similar if not identical.
1. Pull instrument cluster (three(?) screws under lower trim
strip then three more at lower edge of IC. Slide IC out and tilt it
so you can access the back side. Then disconnect the variuous
electrical connector back there. They all have locking mechanisms -
simple just figure them out.)
2. Dig out the red sealant (if it's still there) holding two
small set screws one on each side of the switch. Loosen BUT FOR
AUDIGODS SAKE DO NOT REMOVE the set screws. You need a small
straight screwdriver for this.
3. slip the switch assembly forward (wiring harness and all) and
work it out of the recess in which it sits. This is a lot easier
said than done.
4. Unplug the switch from the harness. Throw it (the switch) away.
5. Plug the harness and new switch together and reverse the
process to put it all back together.
If all goes well and the switch goes easily into its proper position
this is a 15 minute job. It took me an hour a few days
ago. Fortunately no blood sacrifice was required - this time.
Step 6. Buy a new switch for your Rosattobin since you will need to
repeat the process in another year or so.
At 04:46 PM 3/6/2009, kbogach at comcast.net wrote:
>my 200 tqa '89 lost its ignition switch, electrical part only
>hopefully. I could not find r&r procedure in the Bentley. That seems
>odd to me. Am I blind? Does anyone have anything on this? Any advise
>will be greatly appreciated.
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