Section 11-05: Steering Column Switches
1996 F-150, F-250, F-350, F-Super Duty, F-Super Duty Motorhome and Bronco Workshop Manual

Ignition Switch

  1. NOTE: A new replacement ignition switch (11572) assembly will be set in the RUN position as received.

    Adjust the ignition switch by sliding the carrier to the RUN position.

  1. Make sure the ignition switch lock cylinder (11582) is in the RUN position. The RUN position is achieved by rotating the ignition switch lock cylinder approximately 90 degrees from the LOCK position.

  1. Install the ignition switch into the column actuator hole. It may be necessary to move the ignition switch back and forth slightly to align the ignition switch mounting holes with the lock cylinder housing threaded holes.

  1. Install retaining screws. Tighten to 6-8 Nm (53-71 lb-in).

  1. Connect the electrical connector to the ignition switch. Tighten lock screw to 0.8-1.3 Nm (7-11.5 lb-in).

  1. Connect battery ground cable (14301). Check ignition switch for proper function, including START and ACC positions. Also, make sure the column is in the LOCK position.