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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Ignition Lock Cylinder

The ignition lock cylinder is the cylindrical tumbler and key that is used to power on and start the vehicle.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Electronic Ignition Pickup

Electronic ignition pickups are a component found on traditional electronic distributor ignition systems.

What Is the Difference Between Conventional, Electronic and Distributor-less Ignition Systems?

If you’re like many people, you know that when you turn the key in your ignition, the engine cranks and you’re able to drive your car.

Is a Keyless Push-Button Ignition More Reliable?

Vehicle starting systems have evolved significantly since their inception.

How Often Should the Ignition System Be Inspected?

Your ignition system is a critical part of both your car and daily driving experience.

How Does a Push-Button Start Work?

For the vast majority of people, cranking your car involves getting the key out, sliding it into the ignition, and turning it to the “run” position.

How Can Problems with the Ignition System Cause Misfiring?

Misfires are never good, and they're always a sign that there’s a problem with the engine that needs to be repaired.

How Can Moisture Get Into an Ignition System?

All ignition systems use electricity to crank and run the engine.

How a Keyless Push-Button Ignition Works

Technology has advanced for automotive security and user-focused features, and a shift is occurring where traditional key-and-cylinder starting systems are being replaced by keyless push-button ignition systems.