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Old 08-26-2009, 02:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ignition switch

I forgot how to remove the ignition switch from my '64 Impala.

I used a wire to press in the release in the small hole by the key slot, with the key in it and the switch in various positions. What am I doing wrong?

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Old 08-26-2009, 05:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Never mind--it was just a little stubborn. After pressing on that little plunger a few times it came loose and the tumbler came out.

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Old 08-26-2009, 08:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That thing probably hadn't moved in 45 years.

You'd be a little stubborn too if your plunger hadn't been moved in that long.

There's a product called Tri-Flow that's spray teflon and it's different from anything else I know of. It's the best thing I've found for locks and ignition switches. It doesn't attract grime like WD40 does in those things. It's the only thing I use in locks with tumblers.

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