Q: Changed my ignition now all my dashboard lights stay on

asked by on

I changed my whole ignition and now my dash lights wont cut off and my car don't want to run right

My car has 23345 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

The ignition switch if it is what you are talking about, may have been installed in the wrong position and is causing the dash lights to be on when the key is off. This would mean that when you turn the key to start, you are overextending the switch and in the normal run position, it is in the start position on the switch. You may have to re-position the switch or linkage to the switch. The gears need to be installed correctly in behind the ignition lock or this will happen. If you cannot get them lined up correctly, then consult a mechanic to help you get the switch installed correctly.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Changed my ignition now all my dashboard lights stay on

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: after replacing spark plugs and wires engine light still come on should i replace the O2 sensor as diagnose suggested if so which

Hello. If the scanner indicated the O2 sensor was bad, I would recommend replacing. The oxygen sensors are located in the exhaust system of the engine, and they sense the oxygen content of the exhaust gases. There should be two...

Q: Q: Can't operate the radio after jump starting my car

Your radio code can be retrieved from Honda directly at radio-navicode.honda.com. The code will need to be installed to restore radio function. You may need to contact your local Honda dealer if the radio will not accept the code provided...

Q: weird noise with cold air intake and idle

This is a common symptom of the mass air flow sensor needing to be upgraded due to the increased air intake. The mass air flow sensor operates based upon predetermined stock tuning in the ECM. When the air flow changes,...

Related articles

How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...