Slide the ignition switch into its hole. The new or rebuilt switch should slide easily back into its hole on the steering column. Align the shape of the cylinder and the location of the release pin with the coinciding grooves in the ignition module.
How long does it take to change the ignition switch?
Generally, an ignition switch replacement takes about 20 minutes providing that the mechanic or the individual performing the repair has all of the vital and necessary parts for the fix and the other parts have been recovered.
How much does it cost to get a key programmed?
The cost of car key programming can vary depending on the year make and model of your vehicle and whether you take it to the dealership or your local automotive locksmith. Car key programming ranges at the low end of $50 to as high as $500.
What will a bad ignition lock cylinder do?
A worn cylinder may jam or bind when the key is inserted, removed, or turned, which can interfere with powering on and starting the vehicle. Usually issues such as these will continue to worsen until the key will no longer fit and unlock the cylinder properly.