Ignition Switch Wiring

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Asked by Feb 12, 2011 at 07:26 PM about the 1968 Pontiac Firebird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was missing the ignition switch and have bought a new one, but have no idea which wires to connect to which pins on the switch.  Can anyone help?

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how many wires are there in the connector? and what colors?

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Hi, Greg. Here's the story: The car was running before I had to make it "legal" in CA...seat belts, etc. In the process, I also had to remove most of the dash (heater, vents, gages, etc.). Anyway, long story short, I decided to also change the ignition key set, as I could remove the key and the car would continue to run. Unfortunately, during this process, I pulled (too hard) and removed the wires. I know what is there works fine, just don't know where to put the wires. I have five (5) connections: (1) Purple wire (1) Pink wire (1) Green wire (1) Red wire (1) COMBINATION Orange/Brown wire I have a standard ignition unit, and have replaced the key set already. Any help is appreciated.

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Hi I have a 1991 pontiac firebird and my heater blowers and cooling fan and charging circuit and power window don't work, I've replace both window winders cause I think this is what blown the ignition switch twice now put a third one on and these 4 items don't work, it I by pass the switch all items work. Any idea what it is thanks

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