Written for the automobile restorer, automotive technician, and locksmith, this manual provides step-by-step instructions on column service and ignition replacement procedures for 1969 to 2000 domestic GM cars, trucks, and vans. It includes 284 pages of detailed instructions that are fully illustrated with large, detailed photographs and line art.Since the introduction of the in-column ignition lock and Sagniaw column, GM has produced a number of different columns and ignition types; each offering servicing challenges for the automotive technician, restorer, locksmith, and hobbyist. This manual was written to address these challenges, and includes service instructions for the following GM columns and ignitions:ac Saginaw standard and tilt-columnsac Saginaw tilt-telescopic columnac Standard and Tilt Square columns, ac MATS columnac Alpha Technologies columnac Modular columnac Component Set Strategy columnBefore servicing a column or ignition, the automotive technician's first concern is often removing a steering wheel, airbag, and hornpad. Unfortunately, in is as many columns as GM has produced, there are an even greater number of different types of steering wheels, airbags, and hornpads. To address this challenge, this manual covers the various types of each, along with detailed removal procedures under the following separate chapters:ac Steering Wheelsac Airbags, andac HornpadsIn addition to various columns and ignitions, GM has also introduced several electronic security systems that are often an integral part of the ignition lock and/or column. To properly prepare the technician, a separate chapter is dedicated to the following GM electronic security systems:ac VATS (PASS-Key I and PASS-Key II)ac Passlock, andac PASS-Key IIIFinally, a Dangers a Warnings section highlights some of the problem areas related to column/ignition service, including discussions on:ac Collapsing steering shaftac Block tooth alignmentac Rack and sector problemsac Shift park cable adjustmentac Delco-Loc radio systems, andac Driveability problemsThis manual was written to address these challenges, and includes service instructions for the following GM columns and ignitions:ac Saginaw standard and tilt-columnsac Saginaw tilt-telescopic columnac Standard and Tilt Square columns ...
|Title||:||GM Columns and Ignitions|
|Author||:||Thomas A. Mazzone, Thomas G. Seroogy|
|Publisher||:||Createspace Independent Pub - 2014-08-29|