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1997 jeep wrangler ignition

It takes me a few times of turning the key to start the engine. once it is on, the car runs fine so im guessing its the ignition switch. if this is the case, is this an easy fix? any instructions on how to change it would be great.

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  • edgalvan Jan 25, 2009

    i turn it to start each time and just get a clicking sound, its a manual so the clutch is pressed. i have power to all guages and radio but does not turn over. usually after a few turns to start it will finally turn over and start. once its on the car runs fine.

  • edgalvan Jan 25, 2009

    no its a soft click but once it turns over it runs fine. sometimes it starts on the first attempt

  • Shane Peterson May 11, 2010

    when you turn the key the first few times...are you trying to start it each time or do you just turn it to run and then back off without trying to start it?

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If it is a hard click i would look at the starter.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

  • mike loshbough
    mike loshbough Jan 25, 2009

    i have replaced alot of starters but not ignition switches i wish i could here the click!

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