Q: How do I find the ignition switch

asked by on November 25, 2017

How is that how would I find the ignition switch ?
My car has a manual transmission.

I would need to know the model of your 2002 BMW to know where the ignition switch is on your vehicle. If the vehicle has a key start on steering column then the switch is on other side of column under the covers. If you have push button start then that is the ignition switch in the dash.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

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


Experienced Mechanic?

Earn up to $70/hr

What others are asking

HELLO . WELL I TOOK MY CAR TO AUTOZONE TO GET IT PLUGGED INTO THE SYSTEM TO SEE WHAT WAS WRONG WITH IT. A CODE ASDVISED THAT I NE

It sounds like you may have a vacuum leak of some kind resulting in the code you have indicated. Although there are several codes that may cause this, in general they will usually refer back to an air or vacuum...

2008 Chevy Malibu with 3.6 liter Noah buzzing noise coming from the ECM and no power going to the inside fuse box.

Hi there. Check the battery and see if there is power and a voltage of 12.6. If the battery is dead, then either charge the battery or replace the battery with a fully charged battery. If the battery is fully...

Alternator belt got torn whilst driving and had new belt fixed but the car won't move on drive or reverse after few seconds drive

This is a sign of a faulty transmission control solenoid. Modern automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid into the...

Cooling fans not working. Replaced sensor, relays, thermostat and radiator fan.

Hello there, many different faults will cause the fans on your 1995 Chevrolet Camaro to not turn on. You have replaced many of the common failure points, but there are a few other potential causes. The most likely is the...

When I press the brake I hear a click on the passenger front.

You may be hearing the brake pad moving in the caliper bracket due to a small amount of rotor warpage and grooves. This may be okay if it is very minor, but I do not take chances with brakes since...

cranks but won't start - 1988 Mazda 323

Hi there. You need to check to see if the new spark plugs have spark. If not, then the engine should be checked to see if it has a bad coil or spark signal from ignition module. If you need...

When I rev it it has a hard time.

This is tough to diagnose without more info, however it could be potentially some things like a faulty mass air flow sensor or throttle position sensor. Either of these two parts will have a negative impact on fuel/air flow which...

Opinion about Audi

To me, they are over-engineered, gigantic money pits. They cost a fortune to fix as they age. That's the truth. If you really like Audi's and want to buy one, then I would opt to lease it. If you...

Truck died and will not restart.

Hello, The first thing to check is all the fuses to make sure they are seated. There will be be more information needed to understand why the truck is not restarting. If it cranks and won't start, a scanner will...

Related articles

How Often Should Spark Plugs Be Replaced?
While your engine runs on gasoline, it also requires electricity. It’s needed to operate most of your accessories, but is also required to...
How to Use a BMW With Comfort Access Technology
The The BMW comfort access technology was introduced in 2002 as a keyless remote system that uses sensors to detect where the owner is in proximity to the vehicle within 1.5 meters (about 5 feet), allowing him or her to...
What Causes Spark Plugs to Wear Out?
Without operational spark plugs, your engine won’t run. If even just one plug were to fail, the change in functionality would...