To replace a car’s ignition switch, one must remove the steering column, disconnect the wiring, test the switch, and install the new switch, according to DoItYourself. This task requires a replacement ignition switch, a ... More »

The ignition switch sends voltage through all of the components that start the engine. An ignition switch is found inside the steering column of a vehicle and is connected to the lock cylinder. When the key is turned to ... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

An ignition switch is replaced by disconnecting the car battery, removing the steering wheel, taking off the turn signal and wiper, removing the ignition switch and key cylinder and installing the new ignition. The tools... More »

To troubleshoot an ignition switch in a vehicle, first open the fuse panel under the steering wheel column, and find and remove the fuse for the ignition starter by using the diagram on the fuse panel cover. Use the fuse... More »

To hotwire a Chevy truck, the panel covering the ignition system and steering column should be unscrewed and removed. The screws are usually located directly underneath the steering wheel. Next, the wires that are connec... More »

In order to replace a turn signal switch the steering column must be removed, the battery disconnected and the unit replaced. The task is relatively simple to complete, but requires a basic understanding of the car's ele... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

The neutral safety switch is located either in the steering column or next to the gear shift lever. The location depends on where the display is for the gear selection. More »