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How much does Ignition Switch Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Honda Civic $338 $257.80 $79.99 7% $365.30
2010 Honda Civic $677 $597.20 $79.99 3% $704.70
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 $226 $113.74 $111.98 14% $264.24
2008 Lexus IS350 $613 $533.02 $79.99 4% $640.52
2007 Infiniti FX45 $351 $271.24 $79.99 7% $378.74
2011 Ford Mustang $278 $197.94 $79.99 9% $305.44

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Ignition Switch Replacement Service

What is the Ignition Switch all about?

The ignition switch, located on the steering column or in the dashboard, takes the power from the battery and directs it to all the accessories and electrical components of your car. It also transfers the power to the starter when you turn the ignition key. If the starter does not receive power from the ignition key, the car will not start. When the ignition switch goes bad, your car may not start and the accessories (lights, radio, etc.) may not work. Replacing an ignition switch can be as simple as removing a few screws to access the ignition switch, or as complicated as removing the whole steering column.

Ignition Switch

Keep in mind:

  • After an ignition switch is replaced, all electrical components should be checked to ensure proper operation.

How it's done:

  • Check the condition of the ignition switch.
  • Remove and replace the ignition switch if it is bad.
  • Verify operation of electrical components.

Our recommendation:

The battery feeds power to ignition switch, so it is important for the ignition system that the battery is in good condition. Don't put too much weight on your key ring because this can damage the key and the tumbler part of the ignition switch. If there is no power inside the car (none of the electrical components are working), have the mechanic inspect the main fuses. If the fuses are good, then the mechanic should inspect the ignition switch and other electrical components.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Ignition Switch?

  • Car may not start.
  • Car starts then dies.
  • Some electrical components may not work (radio, clock, lights, etc.).

How important is this service?

The ignition switch serves to send power from the battery. When you turn your key to turn on your vehicle, the ignition switch takes power from the battery and sends it to the starter, which allows your vehicle to turn on. When you turn on any electrical components in your vehicle (such as your lights, radio, and air conditioning), the ignition switch draws power from the battery, and sends it to these electrical components to power them. When your ignition switch stops working, your starter and your electrical components have no way of drawing power from your battery. With a faulty ignition switch, you won’t be able to use your radio, lights, or air conditioning, and you won’t be able to turn on your vehicle. In extreme cases, a broken ignition switch won’t allow you to turn your vehicle off, even if you remove the key.

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Number of Reviews

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Fred

16 years of experience
351 reviews
Fred
16 years of experience
Toyota Tacoma - Ignition Switch - Spring, Texas
Fred was ahead of schedule, swift on the repair, and extremely throughout. He gave me a lot of possible things to look at and did a wonderful job explaining and making sure I understood what he did and what else I might need to look at.

Cornelius

17 years of experience
49 reviews
Cornelius
17 years of experience
Dodge Durango - Ignition Switch - Atlanta, Georgia
Cornelius got here, got to work, and got the job done quickly and efficiently. He was knowledgeable and informative regarding the issue at hand. 100% satisfied with his service.

Edmar

21 years of experience
163 reviews
Edmar
21 years of experience
Kia Forte - Ignition Switch - Denton, Texas
Oh man! He’s awesome, wish I had him the whole time. Super knowledgeable and friendly.Will definitely request him every time. Thanks Edmar

Richard

11 years of experience
45 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
Chevrolet Traverse - Ignition Switch - Tucson, Arizona
Rick was very friendly and knowledgable about the issue at hand. He explained what he was going to do, how long it would take and the price change. He finished under the projected time and under my original estimate. I will use him again and this service again should the need arises.

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