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

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

Vehicle starting systems have evolved significantly since their inception.

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

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.

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

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

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.