Signs of a bad ignition switch could include dashboard lights that come off and on, problems with the vehicle starting and a switch that is hot to the touch. A bad ignition switch can mimic other problems that are seen i... More »

Warning lights, unpredictable engine performance and dimming or pulsating lights are all signs of a faulty voltage regulator. A number of symptoms can develop if the voltage regulator fails to deliver sufficient voltage.... More »

Symptoms of a bad ignition switch include failure of the engine to turn over when the key is turned to the "start" position and failure of the radio or headlights to work when the key is in the "on" position. They also i... More »

Common ignition switch problems include overheating, failure of the dashboard lights, failure of the engine to crank and start, worn out wafers and failure of the key to come out of the switch. Other problems include rap... More »

To program a car's keyless remote entry system, close all the doors of the vehicle, switch on the dashboard lights using the key, and press Lock on the car's remote for a brief period. Then, switch off the dashboard ligh... More »

A remote car start system uses a wireless transmitter to activate the starter on a vehicle, eliminating the need for a driver to place a key in the ignition switch and turn it to start the car. The wireless transmitter i... 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 »