Ignition switch problem would no one like to face with their car. Unfortunately, it happens with too many people especially when they are in hurry. Due to ignition switch issues, you will not be able to start your car. The worst thing is, this problem can also cause other issues on road like unexpected shutdowns or any other electrical problems.
If you have ignition switch problem, fixing it at the right time can prevent from being stranded. In this regard, the below discussion will help you:
- Steering Wheel Binding
In case, you turn off the engine with the turned steering wheel or turn the steering wheel after getting your engine turned off, the steering wheel lock will bind and start problem to turn it. In order to fix this problem, you can turn the wheel back and forth until the ignition cylinder gets free.
- Worn Ignition Cylinder Or Key
Over time, your car key or ignition cylinder may need repair. Thousands of time, you insert and remove the key from the ignition. Like other mechanical items, these can also worn out and unable to turn. The best method to fix this problem is new lock-set.
- Ignition Switch Fault
There are several components connected with vital electrical system inside the car that operates it. So, the worn ignition switch contacts, broken springs and temperature problems can cause the ignitions switch fail to work. To get this problem solved, you can first check the electrical system like fuses, circuits and other and then replace the ignition switch.
- Immobilizer Problems
The modern cars when bear with electrical problems like broken immobilizer antenna wiring that encircles the ignition cylinder may stop the engine immobilizer to access the transponder codes. Some keys with the battery amplified transponders may get a dead battery that also creates problems in reading the codes. To deal with such a problem, you need to replace the battery or get your all keys to be programmed to your immobilizer perfectly.
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