The ignition lock bracket is fixed to the steering column with two bolts, the heads of which are cut off at a certain tightening torque

Replacing the contact part of the ignition switch

Disconnect the wire from the negative terminal of the battery.

To replace the contact part of the switch, remove the steering column covers (see Removing and disassembling the steering column).

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Using a slotted screwdriver, we unscrew the two screws that tighten the steering column covers.

Gazelle car ignition lock replacement

Remove the top cover.

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

We move the steering column to its highest position.

Reject the upper edge of the casing towards us until its lock comes out of the column slot.

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Remove the casing by moving it up.

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Using a slotted screwdriver, unscrew the two screws securing the contact part of the ignition switch

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Remove the contact part from the lock body

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Disconnecting the connecting block of the switch

We connect the new switch to the connector, put it in place, aligning the groove in the hole with the protrusion on the lock, and fix it with screws

If the car has an ignition lock of a different type, then we change the contact group in the following order

Remove the steering column cover.

Replacing the ignition lock of a Gazelle car

Disconnect the ignition switch wiring harness block.

Replacing the ignition lock of a Gazelle car

Unscrew the screw securing it to the bracket at the bottom of the ignition lock

Replacing the ignition lock of a Gazelle car

On top of the switch, use a thin screwdriver to sink the pin into the bracket body

Replacing the ignition lock of a Gazelle car

Remove the switch from the bracket

Replacing the ignition lock of a Gazelle car

Unscrew the two screws securing the contact group to the switch

Disconnect the contact group from the switch

Replacing the ignition lock of a Gazelle car

If the new contact group does not have a wiring harness, solder the wires from the terminals, having previously marked their position in any way.

It is necessary to mark it, because two wires are blue, and there are no pin designations on the block of the contact group

Replacing the ignition lock of a Gazelle car

Solder wires as shown

Install the parts in reverse order.

Removing the ignition switch assembly

To remove the ignition switch assembly, it is advisable to remove the steering column (see Removing and disassembling the steering column), unscrew the two special bolts.

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

If their heads are not broken off, then turn them off with a key"on 10"

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Otherwise, remove the contact part of the ignition switch so as not to split it during operation, loosen the bolts with a thin chisel

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Unscrew the bolts with pliers

Gazelle car ignition switch replacement

Remove the lock

For subsequent assembly, we use new special bolts.

It will be possible to break off their hex heads as a theft protection.