The steering column of a vehicle and the dashboard are the two common locations for a car's ignition switch, according to Your Mechanic. This location makes it easy for the driver to start a vehicle and enables the trans... More »

Local dealerships, repair shops and national chains, such as PepBoys, all repair ignition switches, as it is a common repair. The cost of this repair often ranges from about $350 to over $500, as of 2015. 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 »

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