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Unread 07-28-2011, 05:24 PM   #16
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Quick follow up on this post, i was looking around to see where else this part can be found. Ive found that very, very few places have this part but i did find a complete list (to my knowledge) of vehicles that have this part so im posting it here so people can refer to it before headin to the junkyard and wondering what vehicle will have it.

Chrysler: Cirrus (1998-2000)
Cirrus LX (1996-1997)
Cirrus LXi (1996-1997)
Prowler (2001-2002)
PT Cruiser (2001-2005)
PT Cruiser Turbo (2003-2004)
Sebring (2001-2006)
Sebring GTC (2006)
Sebring JX (1996-2000)
Sebring JXi (1996-2000)
Sebring Limited (2006)
Sebring LX (1996-2000)
Sebring LXi (1996-2000)
Sebring Touring (2006)
Sebring TSI (2006)
Dodge: Neon (1995-2001)
Neon ACR (2002)
Neon Highline (1995-1997)
Neon R/T (2001-2004)
Neon SE (2002-2005)
Neon Sport (1995-1997)
Neon SRT-4 (2003-2005)
Neon SXT (2003-2005)
Stratus (1996-2005)
Stratus ES (1996-1998)
Stratus R/T (2002-2006)
Stratus SXT (2006)
Jeep: Cherokee (1998-2001)
Cherokee Country (1997)
Cherokee SE (1997)
Cherokee Sport (1997)
Grand Cherokee (2002)
Grand Cherokee Laredo (1999-2004)
Grand Cherokee Limited (1999-2004)
Grand Cherokee Overland (2002-2004)
Grand Cherokee Special Edition (2004)
Liberty (2002-2004)
Liberty 65th Anniversary Edition (2006)
Liberty Limited (2002-2006)
Liberty Renegade (2003-2006)
Liberty Rocky Mountain Edition (2005)
Liberty Sport (2002-2006)
Wrangler (1998-2001)
Wrangler 65th Anniversary Edition (2006)
Wrangler Rubicon (2003-2006)
Wrangler Sahara (1997-2004)
Wrangler SE (1997-2006)
Wrangler Sport (1997-2006)
Wrangler Unlimited (2004-2006)
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon (2006)
Wrangler X (2002-2006)
Plymouth:Breeze (1996-2000)
Neon (1995-2001)
Neon Highline (1995-1997)
Neon Sport (1995-1996)
Prowler (1999-2001)


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Unread 08-02-2011, 06:58 PM   #17
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Great info mauch1 ! The junkyard I went to all of the Cherokees were robbed of that part already and all the Neons had it still! There were NO Wranglers at the boneyard.........
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Unread 08-02-2011, 08:59 PM   #18
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Yeah, same here, never any wranglers but there are plenty of everything else lol.
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Unread 07-18-2012, 08:49 PM   #19
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2001 Jeep TJ actuator pin

Thank you so much, i saved hundreds of dollars. it took me 30-40 minutes to change.
total cost of parts $56.00 -
new actuator pin =$38.00 and a new ignition switch =$18.00
at Auto Zone. dealer ship said i needed a new steering column for $ 950.00
again thank you for your great video and all the help on the forum
check out the video on you tube on how to replace it
Ignition Switch Actuator Pin Repair Installation Video
so easy
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Unread 03-04-2013, 02:49 PM   #20
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Thank you, thank you! Yet another increadible thread that just saved me a good amount of money! It seems that Jeep discontinued the ignition switch actuator pin for the Wrangler but it is still available on other Chrystler/Dodge models! Only if I could provide the rest of the forum with equally beneficial information rather! I greatly appriciate your help Mauch1 and Spaceball!
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Unread 11-13-2013, 07:35 PM   #21
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spot on

You guys are awesome. I was having the same problem and thought it was my clutch position sensor. So I cut that off and connected the two wire (bypass that sh*t). Still wasn't starting, then I hopped on the ole jeep forum found this post and viola. Now the 02 wrangler is slightly different. It has a piece with the tamper proof bolts on it as well. luckily I had an awesome WERA set of screw drivers that had the right bit. The piece has a spring behind it so careful taking it out if it happens to not be the problem. Once I got mine off I could start my jeep every time. to you guys for the help...hope this helps out someone else and maybe just maybe a WERA rep sees this and hooks us up!! I don't know if Im going to replace this part...its just another safety device that sucks. If you want to know anything else about this just hit me up.


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