And read this one on how to fix other. You have the tumbler section of the assembly that you purchased. Do you have any ideas? Thanks to everyone for viewing this issue, and to those who replied. Aug 09, 2015 There is a switch relay that plugs behine the ignition switch cylinder. The older ignition switch comes with the harness and therefore requires extra effort in the replacement procedure.
If it does shift then, it may be just a clogged filter. Worn, damaged, or bent key. The spring is not there. If that doesn't work there is a little cable that goes from the shifter mech to the ignition switch. I didn't have a spare ecm or eprom for my truck, but one of the things I did was try an eprom from an 89 truck. Your engine control module needs the information from your throttle positioning sensor. When taking key out the key hole at times stays in the on position and dings as I leave making the assessories function stay on.
In this brief article will cover the common symptoms associated with both distinctive models of trucks and sport utility vehicles. At the same time that my ignition quit working my wipers also stopped working. It is mounted on drivers side of transmission, under the transmission gear shift linkage. If the ignition switch fails while the engine is operating it may cut off power to the ignition and fuel systems, which will cause the engine to stall. I am experiencing a problem in that my truck continues to run when I turn the switch off. This truck has been draining the battery since I got in 2015. I'd sure appreciate some knowledge on this before I tear it apart and get myself stranded because I've enabled the pass lock system! When I put it in Park, the shifter drops into a small indent.
I disassembled the switch to look inside to see if there were any broken bits inside. If you feel spring load resistance on the pump lever when you try to replace it just rotate the engine to where the cam is not pressing on the lever. With that said, when you replace the switch, you must time it correctly to the position of the key. The 2002 and Newer Chevy Ignition Switch The symptoms of the Chevrolet truck ignition switch problem on trucks from 2002 through 2008 are different than the ones associated with the older trucks. Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you.
We have seen them with as little as 1,800 miles on the vehicle. If a new key does not get your ignition to turn then your ignition will need to be worked on. Hope you get it figured out and let us know. Home of the Earnhardt's and I can't even find them. If they are, I would replace the track and the… its underneath the dash right on top of the steering column, its to the left and its white.
There were none and it really looked fine. Any help would be great. I am assuming the accessory power problem is the ignition switch, but am not 100% certain. It has stuck once or twice in the last two weeks, but it didn't seem to be anything serious. If this does not fix your problem then you are having a problem with the ignition lock cylinder. Or is there some other way the voltage is crossing over. The problem you have is very rare and to be honest, in all the years I have worked on vehicles, I have only seen it once and that was on a truck that was stolen.
If you see fuel dripping from the injectors, unbolt the injector cover on the throttle body, remove the injectors and replace the orings around the injectors. Good idea to replace them occasionally. If you found this page helpful we would really appreciate any donations you could give us. In order to start the vehicle every day, the contact had to wiggle the key inside the ignition switch until it started. This provides us with an opportunity to not only save money on the parts, but also the labor.
I just dove in and installed the new switch. I can't start the truck. When you operate the key you operate a separate part known as the ignition switch. I appreciate the help, and look forward to lots of good info sharing in the future! Then I realized that I would be messing with wires that may or may not go to the air bag so I went ahead and bought a manual just to be safe. If you suspect your vehicle may be having an , have the vehicle inspected by a professional technician to determine if it should be replaced. If your steering wheel is notlocked, and your key won't turn then do not touch the steering wheel, your problem is 2, 3 or 4 below.
If not, it ain't the switch. It will just take some moving of the ignition key until you find the correct position. This is day 3 of dealing with it and I drove it to work and back home with no problems. Thanks in advance for the help! You can see a quick workaround on that shows you how to repair the electrical connection instead of replacing the lock cylinder. A dirty ignition can be fixed by spraying small doses of an electrical cleaner in the ignition then gently sliding the key in and out of the ignition cylinder many times.
I live in the midwest and we just got hit really bad so I have to use it to get to work 4X4. I drive home which is 10 minutes away and turn the truck off and back on. If you found this page helpful we would really appreciate any donations you could send us. In the mornings on cold start, the truck won't idle and wants to die if you don't stay in the truck to pump the gas. Drivers can also complain that the ignition key becomes difficult to operate.