Kia Niro: Ignition Switch / Repair procedures

Inspection
1.

Disconnect the key warning switch connector (A) and ignition switch connector (B) from the steering column.

2.

Check for continuity between the terminals.

3.

If continuity is not specified, replace the switch.

Removal
1.

Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.

2.

Remove the crash pad lower panel.

(Refer to Body - "Crash Pad Lower Panel")

3.

Remove the steering column upper and lower shroud panel.

(Refer to Body - "Steering Column Shroud Panel")

4.

Remove the multifunction switch.

(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Multifunction Switch")

5.

Remove the ignition switch connector (A) and key warning / immobilizer connector (B).

6.

Insert key and turn it to ACC position.

7.

Pushing lock pin (A) with the awl.

8.

Remove the key lock cylinder (A).

B : Key warning switch

C : Ignition switch connector

9.

Remove the ignition switch (A) after loosening the mounting bolts.

Installation
  

Do not reuse the shear bolts.

When installing the new shear bolts to the ignition switch assembly, tighten the shear bolts until its head is cut off.

1.

Install the ignition switch.

2.

Install the key lock cylinder.

3.

Connect the ignition switch connector and key warning / immobilizer connector.

4.

Install the multifunction switch.

5.

Install the steering column upper and lower shroud panel.

6.

Install the crash pad lower panel.

7.

Connect the negative (-) battery terminal.

Ignition Switch
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Immobilizer System
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