1998 S70 GLT Ignition Tumbler Free Fix

cn90 shows us how to fix P80 ignitions when the steering lock pin breaks, and how to save $270 on a new tumbler!

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MVS Volvo Forums contributor cn90 shows us how to fix P80 ignitions when the steering lock pin breaks, and how to save $270 on a new tumbler:

Those of you familiar with the infamous Ignition Tumbler issue (key does not go past position I, car stuck in parking lot etc.), rejoice, there is a FREE Fix!

I wrote a DIY: 1998 Volvo V70 Ignition Switch & Cylinder Lock below at 90K. It happens again at 165K and I am not going to shell out another $270 for the ignition tumbler… Related thread: DIY: 1998 Volvo V70 Ignition Switch & Cylinder Lock

I confirmed that the SW Lock no longer functions: with key out of ignition, the SW is free to move R and L. This confirms that the small little piece (the Steering Lock pin) broke off and jammed the ignition tumbler.

DIY: 1998 S70 GLT Ignition Tumbler FREE Fix!

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