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Old 01-29-2010, 03:56 PM   #1
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Does anyone know the part number for the damn ignition actuator rod? I know its a common problem and I found the post on here detailing how to fix it. My problem is the parts guy here is an idiot and has no idea what I'm talking about. I just want to order the part but cant seem to track down any part number for it. O.K. I'm done venting now, any help would be awesome.
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Year, engine?

To be quite frank, I must be an idiot too. I have no idea what an 'ignition actuator rod' is.


EDIT: after a quick google search, I would now guess it's in the steering column..... Still can't help with a part number though...

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i have seen guys just removed the whole ignition switch and cut a hole in the top of the steering column and weld something onto the broken rod, and then just push on the new welded on peice to start the truck,
no more keys required!
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i have seen guys just removed the whole ignition switch and cut a hole in the top of the steering column and weld something onto the broken rod, and then just push on the new welded on peice to start the truck,
no more keys required!
Yeah, that's smart.
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duh, I work for a Ford Dealer, gimme some vehicle info, year, trim level, engine, trans, etc. and I'll see if I can look it up. I gotta work tomorrow anyway...
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Ford Part # E9TZ*3E715*B = $14.97 Fits 1980-1991 (the parts manager cautioned that you be careful, there is a 1mm roll pin that has to be reused)

Ford Part # F2DZ*3E723*A and FODZ*3E715*A = $12.00 & $9.28 Fits 1992-1996


The parts manager said he'd be more than happy to ship them directly to you, just need your zip code to estimate shipping.

PM for more infor or if your interested in buying the parts.

NOTE: I believe these are Dealer Only parts, not available through parts stores or 3rd parties.
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Thanks for all the help, I found it online and ordered it today. This forum is awesome!! I really appreciate everyones help.
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Yeah, that's smart.
i live in very rural area where its very rare anything is stolen and many people leave keys in vehicles and never lock houses or shed.
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i live in very rural area where its very rare anything is stolen and many people leave keys in vehicles and never lock houses or shed.
Sounds very nice. I live in the 21st century.
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so i'm picking up this old thread since everything i need to get the ignition switch working was taken out of the steering column by the po and i want to make it original but can't seem to find the parts and get them shipped to belgium, anyone has any idea??
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