Ignition Switch Replacement

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If your car doesn’t start after several attempts, there exists a high chance that there is some issue with your car’s ignition switch. People often get confused and think of it as an issue with the battery of the car and try to replace the battery as a solution. However, this won’t solve anything if you are having an issue with your car’s ignition switch.

In an ignition switch malfunction, the energy flow is misdirected at the turning of your key. Now, you can solve this problem either by undergoing an ignition switch repair or simply by ignition switch replacement.

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An ignition switch can develop different types of issues. Sometimes you need to replace a piece whereas in other cases there might be a wire requiring repair. Whatever the case may be, it is very difficult to ascertain on your own about the issue with an ignition switch. Let’s say you know the issue, still, it will be difficult for you to replace the malfunctioning part by yourself.

Now, whether your car’s ignition switch needs a repair or replacement can be best decided by a professional locksmith.

Ignition switch replacement includes several steps. Some of them can include the scuffing of plastic covers, and stripping of screws.

Ensuring no damage to the exposed wires

Choosing AAA Mega Locksmiths as your go-to automotive locksmith service provider facilitates you in many way. One great ease in this regard is that you won’t have to take your car to the locksmith for diagnosis as well as possible ignition switch replacement. Rather, our expert and highly skilled will visit you at the place where you have your car. We have sound transportation facilities for our locksmiths to reach at your location quickly. Also, we already have mobile equipment required for ignition switch repair or ignition switch replacement in a ready state to help you out.

Not only our locksmiths will reach at your given location within no time but also, the ignition switch issue will also be replaced quickly.

Generally, just within a matter of 15-20 minutes, a skilled locksmith can easily replace a malfunctioning ignition switch for you. However, some car brands come with complex ignition covers and therefore the average time for ignition switch replacement can exceed. As you will book our locksmith services for possible ignition switch repair or replacement, you will only have to provide us with the brand and model of your car and the rest is our job.

We offer out esteemed clients with both emergency as well as scheduled automotive locksmith services. You can choose according to your convenience.

 

People often seem confused as to whether they should approach a locksmith or a car mechanic while facing some ignition switch malfunctioning. A faulty ignition switch is primarily an issue with the lock of your car. Also, for a functioning ignition switch, you need the correct working of both the ignition switch as well as the ignition cylinder. So, a locksmith will be in a better situation to help you out. Similarly, if you choose an experienced locksmith company like AAA Mega Locksmiths, you also get the facility of mobile services which you will mostly find missing in the case of a car mechanic. Therefore, it is always better to choose an experienced locksmith over a car mechanic.

 

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Ignition Switch Replacement

When you are certain that you are facing some issue with your auto motive’s ignition switch, it is the best time to call AAA Mega Locksmiths for a quick solution of the problem. Firstly, we are fully equipped with all the required equipment to deliver perfect ignition switch repair or replacement. Secondly, with the help of our expert locksmith we will be able to diagnose the whole problem for you. Sometimes, the issue does not lie with the ignition switch, and replacing it won’t make any difference. So, instead of wasting your hard-earned money, AAA Mega Locksmiths will guide you in the right direction for optimal services.

We at AAA Mega Locksmiths have a thorough resolve to be as transparent with our clients as possible. To ensure this, we have prepared and adopted a transparent set of SOPs. First of all, our locksmiths inspect your car for possible ignition switches and other issues. Then, our locksmiths will tell you about the situation and the best possible situation along with the cost involved so that we are always on the same page. Also, our locksmiths after assessing the issue will let you know as how much time ignition switch replacement or other troubleshooting processes may take. We value the precious time of our clients and therefore we try to be as exact with the time as possible.

During 15 years of our perfect locksmith service delivery, we have always aimed at maintaining high standards and fair dealing with our valued clients. Therefore, we don’t have any hidden charges. All things are put forth in a clear manner. This is why we maintain a high ratio of repeat clients.

How does Ignition Switch Replacement work?

Once it is established that the ignition switch is faulty and needs replacement, a professional locksmith proceeds in the following manner: To begin with, the locksmith will remove the battery connection. This is done in order to make sure that the power supply to the electronics as well as the engine of the car is disconnected. After that, the locksmith will proceed by removing the cover panels on the car dashboard.  Now, the ignition system will be visible and exposed. Lastly, an expert locksmith will replace the ignition switch using suitable pieces of equipment without damaging the surrounding wires. Among all these steps, the removal and reinstallation of cover panels on the car’s dashboard take the most of the time.

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Diagnosing the Issue

Now, the question is how you will know that the issue lies with the ignition switch and it needs replacement. So, here is how you can do the diagnosis.

First of all, you  need to  look at how your car is behaving. Here you must notice what happens when you rotate the key to different positions.

Commonly you can turn a key in four distinct directions. First is OFF which means no power. Second is ‘ACC’ which is calledans accessory position. At this position of key, current is allowed to some parts such as air conditioner and radio. Third is ‘ON’. This is where you even greater operational access whoever you still won’t see an engine starting. Forth key position is ‘START’. Turning the car key to this direction starts the engine.

Now, move the key to ‘ON’ and see if dashboard lights get lit or not. If the lights don’t turn on, it is an indication that your car’s ignition switch has developed some malfunction.

Also, if you note carefully you will see that a malfunctioning ignition switch also produces extra heat.

The best approach is to take the professional help of some reputable locksmith company and get it checked as soon as possible to keep your car in a functioning state.

Ignition Switch Replacement

The Inherent Dangers of DIY

Ignition switch is comparatively a small component of your car. As a result, this might lure you to replace the ignition switch in case of malfunction yourself. However, this is totally an erroneous approach. Here is why:

Replacement or repair of the ignition switch is a complicated process. It involves several steps which also vary according to the make and model of the car.

Similarly, one needs a complete set of different types of equipment to successfully replace the ignition switch. This is because in the ignition switch replacement you will have to deal with different types and sizes of bolts, and screws.

Moreover, DIY is also a bad idea because as an amateur there is always a chance that you might assemble different wires in a faulty manner. During an ignition switch replacement, a lot of rewiring is required which makes it too complicated. It’s not just plugging and unplugging.

 An incorrect assembly can cause severe damage to your car.

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Panel removal and reinstallation is a tedious task and involves many intricate steps. Being a novice you might waste several hours and still fail to do it right.

Contemporary cars have advanced features which are supported by sophisticated electronic components. If you will attempt to replace the ignition switch by yourself, there is a high possibility that you might damage these delicate electronic components. By doing it yourself, you can make a bad situation even worse.

Lastly, you also need to get appropriate replacement parts for ignition switch replacement. Without in depth knowledge, there is always a chance that you may fall in the trap of  cheap, ineffeicients products. The installation of such parts will not only keep causing ignition switch related issues in the future but also will disturb and damage the overall functioning of your car.

In view of all the points discussed above, it is only sane to choose an expert locksmith for ignition switch replacement or repair related work. Such a decision will save your car from any untoward damage. Also, it will save you your precious time and money.

So, Contact us today if you are from South Carolina and get your free and non-obligatory quote. Our Customer Service team is 24/7 available to answer your queries.

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"I contacted AAA Mega Locksmiths when I locked myself out of my house. The dispatcher was more than helpful in dispatching a specialist to my location. The guy that showed up was extremely polite and professional, and he was able to replace my lock in no time. I would strongly advise others to use this service again if they ever need it."

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When I misplaced my house key, I contacted AAA Mega Locksmiths and the dispatcher was more than helpful in dispatching a specialist to my location. The guy that showed up was extremely polite and professional, and he was able to replace my lock in no time. I would strongly advise others to use this service again if they ever need it.
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