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I can turn the ignition switch in my '62 without inserting a key. Do I need a new tumbler cylinder assembly or a new switch assembly?? Either the barrel of the switch is worn or the little pins on the tumbler are worn. Any way to know which?? Thanks!!!!
 

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The tumbler is the part that requires a key to work.

The switch can operate without the tumbler even being installed (which is why car thieves used to screw a slide hammer into the ignition key and yank the tumbler out of the dash).

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Can it be turned from the Lock Position without the Key?
 

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Once the tumbler is removed the switch is turned with a bladed screw driver.

If the tumbler is still in the switch the whole assembly can be removed from the dash and the tumbler replaced following a number of you tube videos or posts on line with instructions.

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