NC steering lock defeat/remove

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NC steering lock defeat/remove

Postby JohnR798 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 7:51 pm

NASA requires that the steering lock be removed. Can I remove the complete switch unit and wire to a toggle switch and push button start. Is there any kind of anti theft built into the switch that I will need to work around.

Local Mazda dealer is no help. If its outside whats in the shop manual they are lost
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Re: NC steering lock defeat/remove

Postby jboemler » Fri Nov 21, 2014 3:40 am

There's an antenna built into the black ring around the ignition key slot. Assuming you're using the stock ECU, and you want to use a separate ignition switch, you'll have to relocate the antenna, and rig a key to be kept in the center of the antenna -- positioning is fairly critical. Once that is done, you can use any switch you like.
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Re: NC steering lock defeat/remove

Postby Reitrof » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:37 am

Does it need to be removed or just disabled? It's a lot simpler just to cover the hole in the steering shaft with a thin piece of aluminium.
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