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The ignition switch does not turn over

This has been a problem for over a year, but it has worsen. I have to move the key back and forth and jiggle it in order to get the car started. What do I need to replace to solve this problem? Ignition lock cyclinder? Steering column?

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  • xenonakenned Mar 03, 2009

    this car is an oldsmobile intrigue

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If it is a chevy then the ignition switch is down by the bottom of the steering column. There will be a rod coming from the top of the column to the ignition switch. Some times all it needs is to be adjusted. It is held on by 2 bolts. With the key in the off setting, loosen the 2 bolts and move the switch back a little and then tighten them up. keep doing this in tell it works every time. If it still does not work then you should replace the switch.

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    Thomas Kessenich Mar 03, 2009

    It should be the same. fallow the top of the steering column. you should find a rod that will move when you turn the key back and forth. that will connect to the switch. adjust it or replace it.

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