ignition tumbler problems - JeepForum.com
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep CJ Forum > ignition tumbler problems

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineRubicon Express Suspensions from CCOR 706-207-4140Smittybilt Hard Tops @ Oconee Off-Road! 706-534-9955

Unread 07-04-2010, 01:51 PM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Bluffton, SC
Posts: 1
ignition tumbler problems

Just bought a 78 CJ-5. The kid I bought it from said the previous owner broke the key off in the tumbler and hadn't replaced it when he bought it. The kid always started it with a screw driver because he could never get the tumbler installed right. I tried again and after finding John Strenk's guide on how to replace the tumbler I realized that there is a little white plastic gear missing from inside the steering column. What part is this and where do I find one?



vcmoose is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-04-2010, 04:43 PM   #2
Real Jeeps have dents.
CJ7-Tim's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: out in the garage - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posts: 21,643
The steering column was sourced by Jeep from General Motors. Anyplace that sells parts for GM columns should have the part you need. You can always stop by the junkyard and look for a similar steering column in a GM and get the parts yo need.

Search JeepForum or use your Google-fu and you will find threads on GM steering column repairs.

According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, AR-15 sporting rifles account for nearly 20% of all U.S. firearms sales.

Progressive Liberalism: Bringing you new Healthcare ideas so wonderful, they have to include mandatory participation ......

Originally Posted by Ronald W. Reagan: Government is not the solution to our problems; Government is the problem.
CJ7-Tim is offline   Reply With Quote

ignition cylinder , ignition rod , steering column
Thread Tools

Suggested Threads

Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.