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

To troubleshoot an ignition switch, first identify the exact problem, such as the car not starting, the car starting but suddenly going off or some electrical components, such as the lights, clock and radio, not working.... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

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 »

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

A dead battery, bad starter connection, faulty ignition switch and a clogged fuel filter are all factors that make a car hard to start. In cold weather, the slow evaporation of gasoline and coagulated oil also contribute... More »