1990 F150 pickup.
Whenever the key is in the ignition, this stupid annoying dinger keeps
chiming. Out here on the farm, we leave our keys in the ignition. On
top of that, my truck has this weird means of getting the lock
cylinder offset from the outer shell of the lock, and then I got to
fight to get the key in the lock. (I've never figured out why it does
Anyhow, that dinger really gets on my nerves. I want to shut it off,
or at least put a switch on it. WHERE IS IT?
On Feb 12, 2:32 am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
There is a single wire running from the lock cylinder contacts. down
the right side of the column to a single light grey connector. Unplug
it. This will disable the Key-In chime without disabling the Lights-On
The "wings" of the lock cylinder are just crimped on. With age, they
get loose and become misaligned with the slot in the cylinder. The
only fix is a new lock cylinder.
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 10:09:48 -0800 (PST), Tom Adkins
This sounds easy enough. I was hoping there was a simple solution,
and prefer not to disable the Lights-On warning. I'll take a look at
it tomorrow. It will be great to be rid of that thing. On a farm, a
truck is used for lots of things, and leaving the keys in the ignition
with the doors open when loading up some hay bales, connecting a
trailer, or something is common. Hearing that chime can really get on
my nerves after awhile.
That's exactly what happens and then the key wont go in. I learned to
put the key in and turn the wings to the extreme CCW rotation. That
gets the key in, but it's a pain. I may replace it when the weather
warms up, because sometimes when I am in town I need to take the key
Thank You !!!!
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