Go Back  YotaTech Forums > Toyota SUV & Truck Tech > 86-95 Trucks & 4Runners
Reload this Page >

Ignition switch woes after purchasing a replacement...please help!!

Notices
86-95 Trucks & 4Runners 2nd/3rd gen pickups, and 1st/2nd gen 4Runners with IFS

Ignition switch woes after purchasing a replacement...please help!!

Old 08-21-2018, 07:47 AM
  #1  
Registered User
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
77lubr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 325
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Ignition switch woes after purchasing a replacement...please help!!

I had to replace the ignition switch on my 1993 Toyota Pickup 4x4 the other night because the key would not turn past the LOCK position without jiggling it 483 times before it would finally release. I purchased a new one (aftermarket one for $54 off of Amazon) and now my situation is the key will allow you to turn the vehicle off and on, but you cannot get it to the LOCK position and remove the key. So now I'm stuck disconnecting my negative battery terminal when I leave the vehicle with the key in the ignition....ugh!!

Anyone ever have a similar issue? I am going to say it's the aftermarket part causing the problem. I ordered an OEM used one from ebay last night and it should be arriving Thursday. Hopefully that fixes my problem.
77lubr is offline  
Old 08-22-2018, 12:17 AM
  #2  
Registered User
iTrader: (1)
 
wyoming9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: I live in New Tripoli Pa out in the woods
Posts: 13,103
Likes: 0
Received 20 Likes on 20 Posts
Red face

It is such a habit anymore .

But after using truck when in ACC you need to push in while turning to get it in the lock position.

Your old lock cylinder might have been so worn you no longer had to push it in now the new one is tight .
wyoming9 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
greyheadedguy
86-95 Trucks & 4Runners
5
09-26-2017 07:05 PM
87YotaBomb
General Electrical & Lighting Related Topics
9
06-05-2010 12:18 AM
lotalucas
86-95 Trucks & 4Runners
3
02-14-2010 08:17 AM
StangBanger
General Electrical & Lighting Related Topics
3
03-10-2009 02:01 AM
frank69m
03+ 4Runner/GX470, & 05+ Tacomas
8
02-07-2006 03:30 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Ignition switch woes after purchasing a replacement...please help!!


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: