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Ignition Issues? We’ve Got the Fix!

The ignition switch is an essential element of every automobile. It not only manages the engine’s starter system but also controls the power source for most electronic devices in the car. The ignition lock cylinder is the mechanical piece where the ignition key is inserted to start a vehicle. When it stops working, other electrical components lose the ability to draw power from the battery. With a faulty ignition switch, it is impossible to start the car or use any of its electrical components.

Ignition Switch Replacement

What Is an Ignition Lock Cylinder?

The ignition switch is an essential element of every automobile. It not only manages the engine’s starter system but also controls the power source for most electronic devices in the car. The ignition lock cylinder is the mechanical piece where the ignition key is inserted to start a vehicle. When it stops working, other electrical components lose the ability to draw power from the battery. With a faulty ignition switch, it is impossible to start the car or use any of its electrical components. typically less expensive than replacing the entire lock.

Common Reasons for Ignition Lock Cylinder Failure

Worn Keys: Damaged or worn keys can damage the wafers inside the lock cylinder, resulting in the inability to turn the car key.Worn/Damaged Wafers: Wafers can wear down, break, or stick, preventing the key from rotating.

Bent Key: A bent key can cause wafer damage and ignition lock cylinder failure.Having a problem with the ignition lock cylinder? Can’t turn the key in the car? Call our team today and we will get you back on the road in no time.

Repair or Replace?

Our goal is to repair a malfunctioning ignition lock cylinder by replacing or smoothing wafers. We will remove the ignition lock cylinder, completely disassemble it, clean and lubricate it, and replace all of the wafers. Unfortunately, not all ignition lock cylinders can be repaired. In cases where an ignition lock cylinder has to be replaced, we will remove the old ignition lock cylinder and replace it with a new one.

Ignition Switch Replacement FAQs

01.
Do you replace ignition switches on all makes and models?

Currently, we are able to fix and replace ignition lock cylinders for most vehicles . Please call us to find out whether your specific vehicle is covered.

 

 

02.
My car key is stuck in the ignition or does not turn. What’s the problem? l

This could be an ignition lock cylinder malfunction or failure. If one of the wafers cracks or becomes crooked, your key will get stuck, and/or your ignition will not turn. We can either fix or replace the ignition depending on the year, make, and model of the vehicle. Contact Safe & Secure for professional locksmith needs and get back on the road quickly.

 

 

 

03.
When do I need the ignition switch replacement?

You might need this service if the key doesn’t turn as easily as it used to, doesn’t turn at all, or turns easily but the car doesn’t start. In any of these situations, contact the experts who will help you diagnose and solve the problem.

 

 

04.
Do I have to replace the ignition switch? Can you repair it?

It depends on the severity of the problem. Our experts carefully examine the issue and repair the broken detail whenever possible. If the ignition switch cannot be fixed or the cost of repair is higher than the cost of replacement, a locksmith will advise you properly.

 

 

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