Ignition Switch Replacement at your home or office in El Dorado Hills.

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$160.83 - $845.95

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YourMechanic Ignition Switch Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.8/5

Number of Reviews

210

Rating Summary
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Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience
GOOD MECHANIC I WOULD USE HIS SERVICE AGAIN
I highly recommend Melvin. Very professional, on time, and clean. I mentioned I was taking my truck on a road trip so he took extra time to look it over to make sure it was ok for the road. This was the easiest vehicle repair I have ever had. I will definitely have Melvin work on my vehicles in the future.

Lee

17 years of experience
95 reviews
Lee
17 years of experience
He was great, I would book him again.

Whitney

37 years of experience
783 reviews
Whitney
37 years of experience
Whitney did an incredible job repairing my BMW, and I will happily recommend his service to my friends and other YourMechanic customers. When I called YourMechanic, I had no idea what was wrong with my car except that it wouldn't start. Whitney arrived within half an hour, and immediately began troubleshooting the problem. I was amazed at his fluency with all the internals, his workmanship, and his methodical approach as he ruled out the possibilities. And I loved that he explained exactly what he was doing at each step. This demystified a lot about my car, and I now feel much more qualified to do basic care/maintenance. Whitney eventually discovered that a blown fuse caused by a busted ignition was keeping electricity from reaching the fuel pump. He put in a new fuse as a temporary fix, showed me how to start the car without blowing it again, and installed the replacement ignition when it arrived a few days later. I can't overstate how happy I am with the service provided by Whitney and YourMechanic. The convenience alone is great, but Whitney's knowledge, workmanship, and positive, friendly attitude are what make me confident I will call again :) Thanks!

Joe

41 years of experience
709 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Never disappointed when Joe shows up

Timothy

46 years of experience
201 reviews
Timothy
46 years of experience
Timothy was very helpful and engaging. He troubleshooted all areas that might cause problems, and was diligent in finding the solution.

Brikk

16 years of experience
373 reviews
Brikk
16 years of experience
Good man good mechanic very Professional

Cesar

7 years of experience
292 reviews
Cesar
7 years of experience
Cesar did a great job on the repair, was excellent at keeping me informed during the process, and always courteous and professional!

Paul

13 years of experience
5 reviews
Paul
13 years of experience
Paul showed up on time. He got right to work. The repair took a little longer than quoted but he got the job done!!!

Raymond

13 years of experience
28 reviews
Raymond
13 years of experience
He was very professional. He did an excellent job . I am extremely pleased with his service. I would tell all my friends about him. He i Will now be my personal mechanic. Vicki

David

23 years of experience
180 reviews
David
23 years of experience
Professional and friendly. Made sure I understood what was going on the entire time.


How much does Ignition Switch Replacement cost in El Dorado Hills?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in El Dorado Hills. Our mechanics in El Dorado Hills 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 in El Dorado Hills.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Saturn Vue $229 $148.96 $79.99 10% $256.46
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $237 $157.30 $79.99 10% $264.80
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser $224 $144.14 $79.99 10% $251.64
2004 Cadillac CTS $254 $173.93 $79.99 9% $281.43
2013 Infiniti QX56 $274 $193.72 $79.99 9% $301.22
2011 Chevrolet Corvette $350 $269.53 $79.99 7% $377.03

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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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How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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