Post by Safe Drivers Unite on Apr 24, 2014 7:57:04 GMT -5
So yeah my key ignition switch has been quite touchy these past few weeks. Now this time I think it decided to go kaput on me! Here's a video of what its doing. Not sure what knowledge everyone has here on cars but if anyone here knows if this issue is something else I am willing to hear it! I am almost positive it's my starter but I could be wrong... What do you guys think?
Post by Safe Drivers Unite on Apr 24, 2014 10:00:19 GMT -5
Well thankfully its not the starter otherwise my car would have difficulty starting up. But unfortunately its not the ignition key starter. When my mechanic looked at it he said the starter switch may have a loose wire in it, that or its faulty as I just had that replaced about a year ago but I had different issues then. But we'll he finds when he looks at it today
Post by Safe Drivers Unite on Apr 24, 2014 21:31:44 GMT -5
Well found out what the problem was! It was my ignition starter switch... Granted it was a simple problem but here's the kicker, I got that same part replaced January of 2013! And the part was ordered from advanced auto parts which they only have a one year warranty on that part, go figure... Quite annoying having to get the same thing fixed again! Hopefully I didn't get another faulty part and just to give you an idea on just how faulty the part was take a look at this picture.
Post by Bad Drivers of Columbus, GA on Apr 25, 2014 10:43:11 GMT -5
My advice is don't buy parts like that from Advanced or any of the other similar stores. If it's something you need to rely on, go with the OEM part. I know it's more expensive at first, but it pays off in the long run.
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