If I disconnect my ignition switch from the steering colu...

Q: If I disconnect my ignition switch from the steering column can I still start my car with a screw driver turning the switch?

asked by on September 06, 2017

can I still start my car with a screw driver turning the ignition switch when removed from steering column
My car has an automatic transmission.

You did not give us the vehicle year, make and model of your vehicle. However most vehicles without a factory theft system you should be able to remove the ignition switch and use a screwdriver to turn it to start the vehicle. If you have a theft system then it may still work if you have the correct key in the ignition key slot to unlock the steering column lock.

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