See this VWvortex forum posting: http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2532481. It looks like the keyswitch unit is sealed and therefore difficult to repair. Replacing it should be reasonably straightforward, but time consuming. This other forum posting at the same site glosses through one type of repair: http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3961313 The innards of the keyswitch are plastic (presumably nylon), and wear out after 10 years it seems. Whichever you choose, you'll have to take apart the steering column. It might be worth your while going ahead and repairing the keyswitch.
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You can't do it by yourself. You basically have two choices. First one is to visit local Mitsubishi dealer... It will cost you around $200. Second you can visit local company which specializes in electronic locks. They usually have required equipment.
The ignition switch costs about $35. If you can't do it yourself then The labor is about an hour.
There is no such code. There is 1626 which means Data Bus Drive missing command from Manual Transmission. See for yourself. http://www.obd-codes.com/trouble_codes/volkswagen/
no. required computer to be plugged in to the car
You can do it yourself it is basicly plug and play ready.
Don't get an electronic kit. Get yourself a DW or a Pearl reference.
I like the Beetle, but the Corvette is way better, buddy! So find out for yourself!!!!!!!! ;P
No because you could hurt yourself or die wlth an electric shock.
ground yourself to common ground usually chassis
It would probably be more useful if you check this yourself, instead of having somebody explain it to you.
im not a professional but that's happenned before i my 97 Avalon and we replaced the ignition switch.its about 80 dollars and very easy to replace yourself.
Do your homework yourself. Also, try google.
Fix it yourself, ask a business that does fix electronics, or (if still under warranty) send it back to the company.
Do your project by yourself!
To find a electronic tech school, you have to ask yourself if you will be able to afford going and for how long, because if you really need the money then you might have to be working while still going to school and that can be really rough.
there are different types of timing, cam/ignition. get yourself a haynes manual. www.honda-tech.com is your friend.
Very Carefully! Modern electronic ignition systems can operate at 100,000 volts so will bite you hard if you become part of the circuit. You can also damage or spike any electronic management system or control boxes on the car. To check the coil you will need some kind of meter or measuring device. These tend to be part of an engine diagnostics pack so coupled with the above warnings I would recommend using some kind of dealer. I am not saying that a competent DIY mechanic cannot do it, but if you need to ask you probably do not currently have the skills and its not one to learn on!! In the old days. with pre electronic management systems, we used to take off an ignition lead put in an old spark plug, use insulated grips to hold it against the block, turn the engine over and look how strong the spark was. You would probably kill yourself and the car doing this now!
If you want to do this yourself purchase the Haynes manual for your car. Haynes and Bentley produce excellent manuals that others cannot compare to.
If you have a cartridge type then no you cannot refill them (easily); for non-cartridge types you can easily refill them (that is the advantage of the units).
Yes, an electronic scale can be wrong. First, double check some things to make sure it's the scale. Do you have the scale on a flat, even surface? Did you weigh yourself right after a meal? It might be helpful to weigh yourself at the same time of day each time. If all these things are in check, then I would purchase a new scale.
That's a security issue, if your wheel locks and you cant turn the key for ignition, get in driver seat put key in ignition close the doors, lock yourself in the car, and try to start the car.
after some research and looking over message boards of people dealing with similar issues. It comes down to this. If your wheel is locked and your ignition is damaged (no possible way a locksmith could cut a key , etc.) your in some trouble. My bike was almost stolen. The scumbags punched my ignition, cut my ignition wires. Striped the 2 main screws mounting ignition. Only options really is to cut/drill out the screws yourself. Bypass the ignition totally. Or go broke paying your local Honda cycle.
mazda 2000 1986 have to hold key to on to keep running when starting
it's your ignition messing up probaly the spark plugs. Either take it to s sho or do it yourself. It's not hard