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 » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

It is easier to replace an ignition switch than manually attempting to repair the device. The ignition switch may have failed if a vehicle does not start or if the dashboard lights don't turn on when the key is turned to... 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 » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

To reset the oil change light on a car, turn the vehicle's ignition on, and press the Reset stick or button usually located on the dashboard, under the hood or close to the fuel gauge or speedometer. Then, switch off the... More »

Your Mechanic and most Ace Auto Repair locations can repair a turn signal switch. features a virtual interface that prospective customers can use to find a local Your Mechanic technician, get a quote and... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

To remove a headlight switch, detach the stalk of the headlight or the turn signal from the vehicle's steering column if the switch is present on the stalk. In vehicles with the headlight switch within the steering colum... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

To hot-wire a car, take out the panels of the ignition tumbler, and switch on the ignition manually. If this is not possible, identify the wires of the steering column, strip a part of these wires and twist them. Also, s... More »