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Old 07-29-2009, 07:42 PM   #1
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What size are the ignition switch screws?

I am replacing my ignition switch, and there is some sort of wax covering the screws. I wonder if someone can tell me what kind of screws they are- torx, flat, or phillips? Thanks in advance...

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Old 07-29-2009, 09:11 PM   #2
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It's just paint covering the screws used to lock them in place. Using a small screwdriver, you can clean the paint out of the screw slots to loosen the screws - just regular slotted machine screws. You do not need to remove them - they will loosen sufficiently to remove and replace the switch. Then re-tighten. There really ins't a need to repaint them, but if you want to, you can really use any paint - just a dab. You could also probably just use white-out, or even carpenters glue.

The screws are not listed in the PET as replacement parts, but check with a dealer and maybe they can set you up if you need to replace them.

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Old 07-29-2009, 10:14 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick response, Lil bastard! I didn't know that was just paint. Using a tiny flat head my switch was swapped in 10 minutes.

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