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| Achieva, Grand Am, Skylark, (VIN N) Service Manual | Steering | Steering Wheel and Column - Standard | Specifications | Document ID: 482139 1998 Buick Skylark

Fastener Tightening Specifications Specification Application

Metric

English

27 N·m

20 lb ft

Column Covers Screws to Column

9 N·m

80 lb in

Inflator to Steering Wheel Screws

10 N·m

89 lb in

Lower Pinch Bolt

41 N·m

30 lb ft

1 N·m

9 lb in

Steering Wheel Nut to Shaft

41 N·m

30 lb ft

Upper Pinch Bolt

41 N·m

30 lb ft

Column Bracket Support Bolts

Redundant Radio Control Screws

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Document ID: 609365

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| Achieva, Grand Am, Skylark, (VIN N) Service Manual | Steering | Steering Wheel and Column - Standard | Visual Identification | Document ID: 609365 1998 Buick Skylark

Steering Column Disassembled View Standard Steering Column

(1) Flanged Prevailing Torque Nut (2) Retaining Ring (3) SIR Coil (4) Wave Washer (5) Bearing Retainer (6) Shaft Lock (7) Turn Signal Cancel Cam Assembly (8) Upper Bearing Spring (9) Upper Bearing Inner Race (10) Adapter Screws © 2010 General Motors Corporation. All rights reserved.

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(11) Steering Column Housing Assembly (12) Ignition Lock Actuator Assembly (13) Lock Pre-Load Spring (14) Ground Strap (15) Mounting Plate (16) Bearing Retainer (17) Ignition Switch Assembly (18) Tapping Screws (19) Lock Bolt Assembly (20) Lock Bolt Support Bracket (21) Tapping Screws (22) Bearing Retainer (23) Steering Shaft Assembly (24) Support Screws (25) Support Mounting Adapter (26) Steering Column Jacket Assembly (27) Wire Restraint Clip (28) Adapter and Bearing Assembly (29) Lower Bearing Seat (30) Lower Bearing Spring (31) Lower Spring Retainer

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Document ID: 540047

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| Achieva, Grand Am, Skylark, (VIN N) Service Manual | Steering | Steering Wheel and Column - Standard | Component Locator | Document ID: 540047 1998 Buick Skylark

Standard Wheel/Column Component Views Center Console

(1) PRNDL Connector (2) ETS Connector (3) Automatic Transaxle Control (4) Clip

LH Lower Instrument Panel near Steering Column

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(1) Cruise Control Brake Switch (2) Brake Switch (3) SIR Branch (4) SIR SDM Harness (5) Cruise Control Switch

Center Instrument Panel near Tie Bar

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(1) S227 (2) S439 (3) S391 (4) ETS (5) BTSI (6) PRNDL Control Module (7) S277 (8) S327

LH Side of the Engine Compartment

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(1) Engine Compartment Fuse Center (2) Fuse Block Bracket (3) Battery

LH Side of Instrument Panel

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(1) Steering Column Wiring Branch (2) DLC Cover (3) Screw (4) DLC (5) Rear Defogger Relay (6) Fuse Block

Lower LH of Steering Column

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(1) Multi-Function Lever (2) SIR Coil (3) Ignition Lock Solenoid (4) Passlock Connector Lead (5) Windshield Wiper Switch Lead (6) SIR Lead (7) SIR Connector (8) DLC Lead (9) S128 (10) S127 (11) S200 (12) S205 (13) S204 (14) S423, S424 (15) LH Stalk Switch Branch (16) S202 (17) Headlamp Switch Lead (18) Ignition Switch Connector (19) Wiper Switch (20) Passlock Connector Lead

LH Side of Engine

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(1) Ground Lead (2) Transaxle Range Switch (3) Trans Shift Cable Bracket (4) Engine Wiring Harness (4) Engine Wiring Harness (5) Engine Harness To Rear Lead (6) S111, A/C Diode, S110 (7) Coolant Fan (8) Automatic Transaxle Connector

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Document ID: 541096

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| Achieva, Grand Am, Skylark, (VIN N) Service Manual | Steering | Steering Wheel and Column - Standard | Component Locator | Document ID: 541096 1998 Buick Skylark

Standard Wheel/Column Connector End Views Transaxle Range Switch C1

Connector Part Information

• 12191757 • 4-Way F Metri-Pack Series 150 (LT GRY)

Pin

Wire Color

Circuit No.

Function

A

WHT

776

Transaxle Position Switch Signal - Parity BIT

B

YEL

772

Transaxle Position Switch Signal - BIT 2

C

GRY

773

Transaxle Position Switch Signal - BIT 3

D

BLK/WHT

771

Transaxle Position Switch Signal - BIT 1

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Document ID: 482224

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| Achieva, Grand Am, Skylark, (VIN N) Service Manual | Steering | Steering Wheel and Column - Standard | Repair Instructions | Document ID: 482224 1998 Buick Skylark

Ignition Lock Cylinder Replacement - On Vehicle (With Key) Removal Procedure Caution: Unless directed otherwise, the ignition and start switch must be in the OFF or LOCK position, and all electrical loads must be OFF before servicing any electrical component. Disconnect the negative battery cable to prevent an electrical spark should a tool or equipment come in contact with an exposed electrical terminal. Failure to follow these precautions may result in personal injury and/or damage to the vehicle or its components. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Disable the supplemental inflatable restraint (SIR) system. Refer to Disabling the SIR System in SIR. 3. Remove the three screws from the lower left insulator panel. 4. Remove the lower left insulator panel. 5. Disconnect 2 yellow 2-way SIR connectors. 6. Remove the tilt lever. Refer to Tilt Lever Replacement - On Vehicle in Steering Wheel and Column - Tilt.

7. Remove 3 TorxÂŽ screws (4) from the trim covers. (Pontiac and Oldsmobile shown, Buick similar) 8. Remove the upper steering column trim cover (1). 9. Remove the lower steering column trim cover (5).

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10. Turn the ignition lock cylinder (6) to the RUN position. 11. Push down and hold the ignition lock cylinder locking button on the rear of the bearing and housing assembly. 12. Remove the ignition lock cylinder by pulling the ignition lock cylinder (6) away from the steering column.

Installation Procedure

1. Install the ignition lock cylinder (6) into the steering column: 1.1. Turn the lock cylinder to the RUN position. 1.2. Push in the lock cylinder while rotating the key approximately 5 degrees in the

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counterclockwise direction.

2. Install the upper steering column cover (1) and the lower steering column cover (5) with 3 TorxÂŽ head screws (4). 3. Install the tilt lever. Refer to Tilt Lever Replacement - On Vehicle in Steering Wheel and Column - Tilt. 4. Connect 2 yellow 2-way SIR connections. 5. Install the lower left insulator panel with 3 screws. 6. Enable the SIR system. Refer to Enabling the SIR System in SIR. 7. Connect the negative battery cable. 8. Perform the Passlock Learn Procedure. Refer to Vehicle Theft Deterrent (VTD) Operation in Theft Deterrent.

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Document ID: 501276

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| Achieva, Grand Am, Skylark, (VIN N) Service Manual | Steering | Steering Wheel and Column - Standard | Repair Instructions | Document ID: 501276 1998 Buick Skylark

Ignition Lock Cylinder Replacement - On Vehicle (Lost Key, or Key Code Unavailable) Removal Procedure Tools Required J 41253 Lock Retaining Spring Remover

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Remove the steering column from the vehicle. Refer to Steering Column Replacement . Drill the back of the lock cylinder housing assembly using a 7 mm (9/32 in) drill. Insert a J 41253 into the hole in order to engage the lock retainer spring (1), if needed. Twist the tool in order to remove the retainer spring (1). Hold the steering column in a vertical position. Tap on the housing assembly in order to dislodge the lock retainer (2) and clear the metal shavings. 6. Use needle nose pliers to remove the retainer from the housing assembly. 7. Clean all the debris and the metal shavings from the drilled hole and from inside the housing assembly.

Installation Procedure

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