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Ignition goes dead

So far this happened just a few times. when i turn the key to start my vehicle nothing happens. there is a short delay, then it starts. i've had a mechanic tell me i need a new ignition system. will this be a very costly repair ? will this take a while to install so i don't miss any time at my job?

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  • s60six May 11, 2010

    what parts is the mechanic planning to replace?..............it sounds like an ignition switch and that shouldn't take more than a couple of hours.

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Your ignition SWITCH is going bad. I see on online for about $17.00. I do not know how much it would cost to have it changed. It is under the steering wheel, under the dash and has like 2 screws and a plug full of wires. It should not take over 30 min.

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