hey here it is from the 93 ford, taurus/sable shop manual.......
Ignition switch removal and installation..
2- remove lower instrument panel lower steering column cover
3-rotate kig key lock cylinder to run position
5-remove the two screws retaining ign.switch
6-disengage the ign switch from the actuator
Note... the new replacement switch assemebly will be set in the run
position as received
1-adjust the ign. swithc by sliding the carrier to the switch run
2-make sure the ign. keyu lock cylinder is in the Run position.. the run
positon is achieced by rotation the key lock cylinder approx. 90 degrees
from the lock position..
3-install the ign. swithc in i9ntothe actuator.. it may be necessary to
move the switch slightly back and forth to align the switch mounting
holes with the column lock housing threaded holes.
4-install retaingnig screws 50-70 llb. inch
5 install the elect. connector to the ign. switch.
6-conenct battery...make sure the column is locked in the locki
i checked www.napaonline.com National Auto Parts, they got a lock for
the ign. on a 93 taurus for $39.99.. the reason i looked it up is my
key on my 93 taurus comes out when the engine is running and i was
thinking of replacing it or either pulling the lock off and see what is
going on there(when the weather warms up..kinda cold to be outside
working on a car now).....
The only problem with this is that the key is broke off in the tumbler which
is separate from the switch. The tumbler comes out easily if the key can
still be turned to the run position. He just needs to use a pick and push
the retainer pin up into the tumbler. If the key no longer works he needs to
either get brave with a drill or call a locksmith..
Oh, forgot to tell you that the air bag is not messed with.. you are
removing the plastic covering below that(the air big is in the steering
wheel, which is not touched... and you might call a locksmith and see if
he can fish it out instead of going the route of replacing the whole
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