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"Michael Pardee" wrote:
> > diagnosed nonworking blower,radio to faulty ignition switch
> > acc,batb,ig2b is open in key position 1. based on acura test
> > mechanicals are ok.
> > acura manual says i need remove the 2 shear bolts holding
> > the switch in place by center punching the bolt and drilling
> it out
> > using a 3/16 drill. any tips in avoiding disaster?
> > where can i get replacement shear bolts. can i use normal
> > thanks
> > -r
> I did it once on some other car - the shear bolts were
> surprisingly soft and
> didn't even need to be center punched as long as I was careful
> in starting
> the holes. What you are doing is drilling the heads off, then
> removing the
> shafts once the ignition is free. I bought some regular bolts
> from the
> hardware store and remounted it that way. I imagine the screw
> heads could be
> filled with epoxy after reassembly to make them
> tamper-resistant if that is
> important... it wasn't to me.