Ignition Lock Cylinders

Ignition Switches & Lock Cylinders

  • Dorman® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    Dorman®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    7
    # sp6764
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by Dorman®. Dorman Ignition Lock Cylinders are part of the Ignition Lock Assembly. The purpose of the Ignition Lock Cylinder is to provide a level of security that requires a coded metal Ignition Key in order for...
    Direct replacement and operationIncludes easy to follow instructions with no need for any specialized tools or equipment
    $8.67 - $567.38
  • Standard® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    Standard®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp16938
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by Standard®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and function the same or...
    Each ignition switch is a direct-fit replacement electrically operated switch that replaces damaged OE units restoring ignition functionEach ignition switch is tested to verify both mechanical and electrical switching performance
    $10.19 - $339.96
  • Standard® - Intermotor™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    Standard®Intermotor™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    3
    # sp17004
    Intermotor™ Ignition Lock Cylinder by Standard®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and...
    Direct-fit OE replacement properly ensures effective start of engine energy supplyPrecision-manufactured using high-grade materials to ensure durability and longevity
    $10.81 - $852.36
  • WVE® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    WVE®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp184453
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by WVE®. Replace your worn-out or faulty component with this quality replacement from WVE. This product is designed and tested to ensure the ultimate in durability and functionality. Made to meet or exceed the OEM...
    Excellent replacement for your worn-out factory partDesigned to keep your vehicle running reliably mile after mile
    $8.48 - $2,513.73
  • Standard® - Ignition Starter Switch
    Standard®Ignition Starter Switch
    2
    # sp16944
    Ignition Starter Switch by Standard®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and function the same...
    Each ignition switch is a direct-fit replacement electrically operated switch that replaces damaged OE units restoring ignition functionIgnition switch is tested to verify both mechanical and electrical switching performance
    $14.52 - $353.19
  • Standard® - Intermotor™ Ignition Starter Switch
    Standard®Intermotor™ Ignition Starter Switch
    0
    # sp186662
    Intermotor™ Ignition Starter Switch by Standard®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and...
    Each ignition switch is a direct-fit replacement electrically operated switch that replaces damaged OE units restoring ignition functionEach ignition switch is tested to verify both mechanical and electrical switching performance
    $12.31 - $846.96
  • Standard® - Intermotor™ Ignition Lock Switch
    Standard®Intermotor™ Ignition Lock Switch
    0
    # sp17005
    Intermotor™ Ignition Lock Switch by Standard®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and function...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $30.70 - $279.67
  • Beck Arnley® - Ignition Lock Assembly
    Beck Arnley®Ignition Lock Assembly
    4
    # sp16167
    Ignition Lock Assembly by Beck Arnley®. When investing in this superior product by Beck Arnley, expect to get the exact OEM look, function, and fit. The product was developed to stringent factory specifications and crafted using...
    OE quality products from top original equipmentTop quality materials
    $10.62 - $257.71
  • Standard® - Tru-Tech™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    Standard®Tru-Tech™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp17009
    Tru-Tech™ Ignition Lock Cylinder by Standard®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and function...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $7.26 - $60.18
  • TRQ® - Ignition Switch
    TRQ®Ignition Switch
    0
    # sp240441
    Ignition Switch by TRQ®. Developed to ensure proper fit and function, this top-grade ignition switch is a great alternative to the OEM part to keep your vehicle in optimal working condition. Made with durable materials for unmatched...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $17.95 - $72.25
  • ACDelco® - GM Original Equipment™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    ACDelco®GM Original Equipment™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp27246
    GM Original Equipment™ Ignition Lock Cylinder by ACDelco®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $24.19 - $171.28
  • Motorcraft® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    Motorcraft®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp123055
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by Motorcraft®. Motorcraft is the way to restore the performance of your vehicle. Designed specifically for your vehicle, Motorcraft products meet stringent Ford Motor Company standards and feature OEM quality...
    Direct OEM replacementMeets strict Ford Motor Company standards
    $18.57 - $138.74
  • Motorcraft® - Ignition Starter Switch
    Motorcraft®Ignition Starter Switch
    0
    # sp26428
    Ignition Starter Switch by Motorcraft®. Motorcraft is the way to restore the performance of your vehicle. Designed specifically for your vehicle, Motorcraft products meet stringent Ford Motor Company standards and feature OEM quality...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $13.03 - $137.54
  • Dorman® - Ignition Switch
    Dorman®Ignition Switch
    0
    # sp123048
    Ignition Switch by Dorman®. An essential replacement item, Dorman's Ignition Power Switch enables your engine to turn over upon startup, restoring drivability. It also unlocks the power accessories. The Switch is engineered from...
    This part has undergone a rigorous quality inspection to ensure high qualityIncludes bezel for a complete repair
    $14.45 - $126.41
  • DIY Solutions® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    DIY Solutions®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp241814
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by DIY Solutions®. If you're seeking to get your steel stallion back to its tip-top condition, then this top-notch replacement solution is what you should definitely look out for. When it comes to quality,...
    Designed to help restore your vehicle to its former gloryQuick replacement to let you enjoy an awesome ride again
    $8.95
  • Beck Arnley® - Ignition Starter Switch
    Beck Arnley®Ignition Starter Switch
    3
    # sp123105
    Ignition Starter Switch by Beck Arnley®. When investing in this superior product by Beck Arnley, expect to get the exact OEM look, function, and fit. The product was developed to stringent factory specifications and crafted using...
    OE quality products from top original equipmentTop quality materials
    $10.87 - $168.95
  • Original Engine Management® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    Original Engine Management®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp127274
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by Original Engine Management®. OEM offers the highest quality parts available. With vehicle systems becoming more and more complex, electronic components and sensors must be manufactured to precise tolerances as...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $8.18 - $51.07
  • Meyle® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    Meyle®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    1
    # sp26310
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by Meyle®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and function the same or...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $5.21 - $34.22
  • ACDelco® - Genuine GM Parts Ignition Lock Cylinder Set
    ACDelco®Genuine GM Parts Ignition Lock Cylinder Set
    0
    # sp253728
    Genuine GM Parts Ignition Lock Cylinder Set by ACDelco®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $29.80 - $203.24
  • ACDelco® - Genuine GM Parts™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    ACDelco®Genuine GM Parts™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    1
    # sp217436
    Genuine GM Parts™ Ignition Lock Cylinder by ACDelco®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $6.31 - $289.65
  • Standard® - Tru-Tech™ Ignition Switch
    Standard®Tru-Tech™ Ignition Switch
    1
    # sp5433
    Tru-Tech™ Ignition Switch by Standard®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and function the...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $10.52 - $93.33
  • URO Parts® - Ignition Starter Switch
    URO Parts®Ignition Starter Switch
    0
    # sp12834
    Ignition Starter Switch by URO Parts®. This superior electrical part by URO is a great alternative solution to the costly factory equipment that will help you restore smooth and efficient operation of your vehicle. Thoroughly designed...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $5.18 - $47.77
  • SKP® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    SKP®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp228124
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by SKP®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and function the same or even...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $5.03 - $71.89
  • Original Equipment® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    Original Equipment®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp123029
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by Original Equipment®. Looking for high-quality replacement parts to restore the performance of your vehicle? Then Original Equipment automotive parts are for you. They are manufactured from the finest materials...
    Perfect replacement for your damaged or worn out original partMade using high-grade materials for long-lasting dependability
    $69.48 - $243.56
  • ACDelco® - GM Original Equipment™ Ignition Lock Cylinder Set
    ACDelco®GM Original Equipment™ Ignition Lock Cylinder Set
    0
    # sp127446
    GM Original Equipment™ Ignition Lock Cylinder Set by ACDelco®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $21.13 - $54.76
  • ACDelco® - Professional™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    ACDelco®Professional™ Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp11560
    Professional™ Ignition Lock Cylinder by ACDelco®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $19.21 - $46.64
  • Standard® - Tru-Tech™ Ignition Lock and Cylinder Switch
    Standard®Tru-Tech™ Ignition Lock and Cylinder Switch
    1
    # sp5432
    Tru-Tech™ Ignition Lock and Cylinder Switch by Standard®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $17.52 - $248.41
  • Genuine® - Ignition Lock Assembly
    Genuine®Ignition Lock Assembly
    0
    # sp15092
    Ignition Lock Assembly by Genuine®. If your engine ignition parts are in need of repair, don’t compromise the performance and safety of your car with suspect, off-brand replacement parts from the local auto parts chain store. On CarID...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $54.51 - $1,192.81
  • Febi® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    Febi®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp179664
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by Febi®. If you want to restore the original performance of your vehicle's ignition system, this product is what you need. Engineered to stringent OE specifications, it is sure to fit and function the same or...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $16.14 - $42.39
  • URO Parts® - Ignition Lock Cylinder
    URO Parts®Ignition Lock Cylinder
    0
    # sp17118
    Ignition Lock Cylinder by URO Parts®. This superior electrical part by URO is a great alternative solution to the costly factory equipment that will help you restore smooth and efficient operation of your vehicle. Thoroughly designed...
    Manufactured to restore your vehicle’s ignition systemDesigned with your specific vehicle in mind
    $9.53 - $130.13




Most new vehicles have keyless, push-button start and auto stop/start systems. With keyless ignition there’s no fumbling for keys or risk of locking them in the car. Just leave the keyless start fob, which is also the keyless entry fob on most vehicles, in your pocket or purse and push the start button on the dash to start the engine. On start/stop systems, the engine shuts off to save fuel and reduce emissions when the vehicle is stopped in traffic or at a traffic light and restarts as soon as the driver releases the brake pedal. But for decades the driver had sole control of vehicle starting via an ignition switch and lock cylinder located on the side of the steering column. However, lock cylinders can jam or become difficult to turn, and if the key can be turned the engine may not start or it may suddenly shut off if the ignition switch is faulty. If you’re in need of a replacement ignition switch and/or lock cylinder, you’ll find them right here on our digital shelves.

Battery power is supplied to a conventional column-mounted ignition switch, which then routes that power according to the switch position selected by the driver. The switch can only be turned when the appropriate key is inserted into the switch. When the key is inserted and the switch is turned to START, current is sent to the starter, ignition and fuel injection circuits to start the engine. When the engine starts and the switch is in the ON position, power goes to the engine and electrical accessories. If operation of accessories like the radio or power windows are desired without running the engine, the switch can be turned to the ACC position. With the switch in the OFF or LOCK position, there is no power to the engine and accessories. In the LOCK position the key can be removed, the steering column shaft is locked in place and the steering wheel cannot be turned, and if equipped with an automatic transmission the shift interlock will prevent the gearshift from moving from the PARK position.

Steering column mounted ignition switch/locks were mandated by the government beginning in the 1970 model year to deter vehicle theft and increase highway safety. The preceding dash mounted switches made vehicles much easier to steal and stolen vehicles are often used for joyriding that results in accidents. Ironically, key-operated dashboard ignition switches, which first appeared in the late 1940s and early 50s, were also intended to increase safety as the earlier push-button starters made it easy to accidently start the engine with the transmission in gear. Steering column switch/locks also proved to be vulnerable as thieves could pull out the lock with a slide hammer and use a screwdriver to turn the switch. In response, vehicle manufacturers began equipping their vehicles with coded ignition keys in the 1980s. A coded key contains a computer chip that communicates with the vehicle’s computer, and the engine will only start if the code is recognized by the computer’s programming. With this key system, even if the lock cylinder is defeated and/or the switch is somehow able to be turned, the vehicle will not start.

Nevertheless, despite the advanced construction and security of modern ignition switch/lock cylinder assemblies, they can still deteriorate and fail. Keys and the wafer tumblers inside the lock cylinder can wear, making the key difficult or impossible to turn. If the key can be turned, defects in the ignition switch may not allow the vehicle to start or the engine may die unexpectedly. If the engine won’t crank when the switch is turned to start, and the battery, starter and starter solenoid test good, the ignition switch may be defective or there could be a problem in the wiring. If the engine cranks but doesn’t start and the fuel and ignition systems test good, there could be a defect in the anti-theft system and the computer may not be recognizing the ignition key. This condition may be accompanied by an anti-theft light illuminating on the instrument panel. When the vehicle is traversing a rough road or any driving condition that would cause vibration, worn contacts in the ignition switch can temporarily interrupt the electrical connection, resulting in momentary loss of lights or accessories, engine misfire, or complete engine shut-off.

While driver convenience is the main reason given for the move to push-button keyless ignitions, because they also have fewer moving parts than conventional ignition switch/lock assemblies, it also makes them more reliable and less expensive for auto makers to manufacture. In a similar manner to coded ignition keys, the keyless ignition fob communicates with the vehicle computer when in range of the receiver inside the vehicle. The computer verifies the signal and that the gearshift is in PARK, and when the brake pedal is depressed it allows the vehicle to be started. While operation may vary according to make and model, in general the vehicle accessories may be operated without starting the engine by pushing the START/STOP button once without depressing the brake pedal.

No matter what vehicle you’re working on or where the ignition switch is located, we have the replacement switches, lock cylinders, and related components needed to restore reliable operation. We offer components that are manufactured to original equipment specifications, so when repairs are completed you can count on the functionality your vehicle was designed to deliver. In addition to switches, lock cylinders, and switch/lock cylinder assemblies, we also offer parts that are often needed to achieve a complete repair including housings, keys, lock covers, connectors, solenoids, and switch pigtails and harnesses. Here you’ll also find bezels, switch nuts and other reproduction components for the dash mounted switches/locks on classic vehicles. These components are exact duplicates of the vehicle assembly line installed parts, correct in form and function and specially made to meet the needs of vehicle restorers or anyone who wants that original look for their vehicle.

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