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Can i just replace my ignition switch and see if that helps me turn the ignition

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Please tell me more about your problem, it may not be the switch at all..

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I have a 2010 tundra like turn the ignition to the off positions took the key out an the engine want stop running and the dash lights stays on help please


It is likely the ignition switch. Or you may not be turning the switch completely off. If you are turning the ignition switch off all the way, let a dealer replace it. If it goes bad soon after the dealer replaces it, they will replace it for free.

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Key won't come out of ignition on 1999 vw jetta


IGNITION KEY WILL NOT RELEASE

It can be faulty ignition lock cylinder. I suggest to wiggle the steering wheel a bit and see if the key gets released out. If that is not helping then first turn steering wheel to right and try removing the key, or next turn steering wheel to left and see if you can remove the key.

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Spray wd-40 in the ignition key hole and let it remain there for few minutes, after that once again try to remove the key and see if that helps.

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But if that is not helping then ignition lock cylinder has to be removed out and key has to be manually removed.

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For more troubleshooting on these types of issues, I suggest you to refer the help links mentioned below. Its the accurate solutions mentioned in it. That will help you to narrow the problem: -----

Click the link below: ------


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1999 Toyota Camry: Key Will Not Come Out Of Ignition?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1999-toyota-camry-key-will-not-come-out.html

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2001 Toyota Tacoma: Ignition Locked?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/2001-toyota-tacoma-ignition-locked.html

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Ignition Switch Will Not Turn Off?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/ignition-switch-will-not-turn-off.html

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Car will not turn the ignition to start?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/car-will-not-turn-ignition-to-start.html

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Ignition Key OFF but engine still running?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/03/ignition-key-off-but-engine-still.html

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Chevrolet Malibu: Key Stuck in ON position?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/chevrolet-malibukey-stuck-in-on.html

2012 Dodge Ram: Ignition Key will not release?

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/2012-dodge-ram-ignition-key-will-not.html

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Ignition locked up on Mercury Villager?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/ignition-locked-up-on-mercury-villager.html

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Key won't turn in the ignition on Toyota land cruiser?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/key-wont-turn-in-ignition-on-toyota.html

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How to remove ignition switch on VW Car models?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-remove-ignition-switch-on-vw-car.html

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How to Replace Ignition Switch on Chevrolet Caprice Classic?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-replace-ignition-switch-on.html

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1995 Ford Taurus: Ignition switch not turning OFF?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/1995-ford-taurus-ignition-switch-not.html

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Ignition Problem Troubleshooting

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/ignition-problem-troubleshooting.html

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These will help.

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I have a 98 Chevy Malibu Ls and the ignition won't


Inspect the old ignition cycle which is out.Is there any problem noticed of Ignition cylinder getting worn out.
Because when issue of ignition not turning off,its faulty ignition lock cylinder or faulty ignition switch.I suggest re-inspect the new ignition cylinder.
For more help,click the help link mentioned below:----

Ignition Switch Will Not Turn Off?
http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/ignition-switch-will-not-turn-off.html
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1995 Ford Taurus: Ignition switch not turning OFF?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/1995-ford-taurus-ignition-switch-not.html

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http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/ignition-problem-troubleshooting.html

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These will help.

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Kexus ignition switch replace


To troubleshoot these issue, for ignition switch replacing procedure:---
Click the link below:---


IGNITION SWITCH REPLACING

It depends on vehicle to vehicle. But it's not very difficult on mot of cars to replace ignition switch. Basic theory of replacing ignition switch is same for all car models. -----

To replace ignition switch on your vehicle, I suggest you few helplinks with proper ignition switch replacing procedure. View its details and you can replace ignition switch on your vehicle.

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Click the link below: ------

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How to remove ignition switch on VW Car models?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-remove-ignition-switch-on-vw-car.html

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How to replace Ignition Lock Cylinder on Acura Car Models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-ignition-lock-cylinder.html

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Ford Taurus: Ignition Switch & Steering Column Replacing?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/ford-taurus-ignition-switch-steering.html

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How to replace Ignition Switch on Acura Car Models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-ignition-switch-on-acura.html

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How to Replace Ignition Switch on Chevrolet Caprice Classic?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-replace-ignition-switch-on.html

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1995 Ford Taurus: Ignition switch not turning OFF?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/1995-ford-taurus-ignition-switch-not.html

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Ignition Switch Will Not Turn Off?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/ignition-switch-will-not-turn-off.html

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These will help.

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2010 corolla key stuck in ignition


It can be faulty ignition lock cylinder.I suggest to wiggle the steering wheel a bit and see if the key gets released out.If that is not helping then first turn steering wheel to right and try removing the key,or next turn steering wheel to left and see if you can remove the key.
----------
Spray wd-40 in the ignition key hole and let it remain there for few minutes,after that once again try to remove the key and see if that helps.
---------
But if that is not helping then ignition lock cylinder has to be removed out and key has to be manually removed.
-----------
For more troubleshooting on these types of issues,i suggest you to refer the help links mentioned below.Its the accurate solutions mentioned in it.that will help you to narrow the problem:-----
Click the link below:------

-----------

1999 Toyota Camry: Key Will Not Come Out Of Ignition?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1999-toyota-camry-key-will-not-come-out.html
---------------

2001 Toyota Tacoma: Ignition Locked?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/2001-toyota-tacoma-ignition-locked.html
------------

Ignition Switch Will Not Turn Off?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/ignition-switch-will-not-turn-off.html
-----------

Car will not turn the ignition to start?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/car-will-not-turn-ignition-to-start.html


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Ignition Key OFF but engine still running?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/03/ignition-key-off-but-engine-still.html
--------------

Chevrolet Malibu: Key Stuck in ON position?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/chevrolet-malibukey-stuck-in-on.html

2012 Dodge Ram: Ignition Key will not release?

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/2012-dodge-ram-ignition-key-will-not.html-----------

Ignition locked up on Mercury Villager?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/ignition-locked-up-on-mercury-villager.html-------------

Key won't turn in the ignition on Toyota land cruiser?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/key-wont-turn-in-ignition-on-toyota.html

-------------------

How to remove ignition switch on VW Car models?
http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-remove-ignition-switch-on-vw-car.html
-------------

How to Replace Ignition Switch on Chevrolet Caprice Classic?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-replace-ignition-switch-on.html

-----------------

1995 Ford Taurus: Ignition switch not turning OFF?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/1995-ford-taurus-ignition-switch-not.html
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http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/ignition-problem-troubleshooting.html
------------------These will help.Thanks.

Nov 28, 2012 | 2010 Toyota Corolla

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How to replace ignition switch


It depends on vehicle to vehicle.But its not very diffult on mot of cars to replace ignition switch.Basic theory of replacing ignition switch is same for all car models.:-----
To replace ignition switch on your vehicle,i suggest you few helplinks with proper ignition switch replacing procedure. View its details and you can replace ignition switch on your vehicle.-------------Click the link below :----------------

How to remove ignition switch on VW Car models?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-remove-ignition-switch-on-vw-car.html

-------------

How to replace Ignition Lock Cylinder on Acura Car Models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-ignition-lock-cylinder.html

--------------


Ford Taurus: Ignition Switch & Steering Column Replacing?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/ford-taurus-ignition-switch-steering.html

-----------

How to replace Ignition Switch on Acura Car Models?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-ignition-switch-on-acura.html

--------------


How to Replace Ignition Switch on Chevrolet Caprice Classic?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-replace-ignition-switch-on.html

------------
1995 Ford Taurus: Ignition switch not turning OFF? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/1995-ford-taurus-ignition-switch-not.html
-----------
Ignition Switch Will Not Turn Off? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/ignition-switch-will-not-turn-off.html
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These will help.
Thanks.


Nov 25, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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1989 wrangler 2.5L won't turn off with new switch


Hi there:Bad installing or a problem with the connections. The most likely problem is a bad ignition switch. To find out for sure, remove the plastic covers over the steering column and remove the 2 screws holding the ignition switch in place. Make sure the mechanism coming from the key is turning the ignition switch. If the mechanism works fine, replace the ignition switch.

I would suggest removing the ignition switch and checking the mechanism in the column to make sure it is actually turning the ignition switch off.


You could have a wiring problem, you will have to follow all the wiring from the ignition switch down the column and into the harness, there is sure to be a short in the wiring harness, that is if as you said you replaced the ignition switch for a new one.

To test this, remove the plastics around the steering column and pull out the wiring plug to the ignition switch, if the ignition turns off you have another faulty ignition switch if it stays on wiring harness has shorted out.


Hope this helps; also keep in mind that your feedback is important and I`ll appreciate your time and consideration if you leave some testimonial comment about this answer.

Thank you for using FixYa, have a nice day.

Jun 19, 2012 | 1989 Jeep Wrangler

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1998 328i ignition key won't turn to crank the engine. Only the miles show. Also the steering wheel is locked. Help.


Sometimes the ignition switch can wear out to where you cannot turn it anymore. And you cannot turn the steering wheel without the ignition turned on. The first thing I would do it wiggle the steering wheel back and forth while turning the ignition. If this does not work you will have to replace your ignition switch.

Nov 17, 2010 | 1998 BMW 3 Series

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Replacing the ignition switch in a 96 ford mustang cobra svt


Follow these steps carefully. this will help you achieve this replacement.



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the terminal on the battery. Remove the upper and lower steering column covers by unscrewing them.

  2. Remove the steering wheel by lifting off the center cover, disconnecting the horn wire and removing the retaining nut and washer. Make a mark on the steering wheel spline and the wheel itself so you can line it back up precisely. Pull the steering wheel straight back to remove from the shaft.

  3. Take off windshield wiper and turn signal switches by pulling them off as you did the steering wheel and disconnect the wiring. Slide the spacer sleeve off of the steering column.

  4. Unscrew the ignition switch mounting screws. Pull out the ignition switch. Disconnect the wiring connector from back of the ignition switch. Simply loosen the tabs and pull it out.

  5. Insert your key into the ignition. Turn the ignition switch to the locked position. Depress the retaining pin with a small screwdriver and turn the key to the Off position to free the cylinder. Once it is free, turn the key to lock position and remove the key and key cylinder.

  6. Install your old key cylinder into the new ignition switch assembly. Make sure the contacts in the cylinder and assembly line up. Reattach wiring to ignition switch, slide it into place, screw in mounting screws and reassemble steering wheel and switches.

Jun 17, 2009 | 1996 Ford Mustang

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