How to Change the Ignition Switch on a Jetta?

Answer The Volkswagen Jetta uses an integrated ignition switch to unlock the ignition and start the car. If the switch fails, you won't be able to start the engine, but the key will still turn. While the ... Read More »

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How to Install an Ignition Switch on a VW Jetta MK2?

Volkswagen produced the MKII or Type 2 Jetta between 1984 and 1991 and it was for many years the best-selling European car in North America. The ignition switch engages the starter motor and electr... Read More »

Jetta Ignition Switch Removal?

Disconnecting the ignition switch from your Volkswagen Jetta is a relatively simple procedure. Gaining access to the switch is what's tricky. You have to remove the steering column covers to access... Read More »

How to Replace the Ignition Switch on a 1997 Volkswagon Jetta?

The Volkswagen Jetta, like most VW vehicles, uses a simple ignition cylinder to stop and start the engine. On the 1997 model, this cylinder is just off of the steering column and can be replaced an... Read More »

How to Change a Car Ignition Switch?

Located on either the dash or the steering column, the ignition switch serves several functions, including activating the starter solenoid and engaging the ignition system, as well as routing curre... Read More »