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What do ignition system repair services include?

A vehicle ignition system ignites or fires the spark plugs to start up the engine. With a damaged ignition system, an engine may stop running correctly. Further, ignition system damage could be the reason a car will not start.

Ignition system repair concerns two main parts. The first one is the ignition switch, where a driver places and turns a key to start a car. And the second main part is the electronic ignition, which powers the starter. Here’s a list of common ignition repairs you can book on Airtasker.

Ignition system assessment

If you’re not sure what’s wrong with your ignition system, a mechanic can come over to assess the issue. Afterwards, they can give you a rough quote for the repair so you can plan. Your Tasker can also help you source the materials for the best prices. When you’re ready to pay for an ignition system repair, feel free to post another request on Airtasker. You can find many experienced, rated, and reviewed mechanics on our platform. 

Spark plug replacement

Spark plugs may be small, but they are crucial to getting an engine to start. Bad spark plugs can cause difficulty in starting a car, unusual vibrations under the bonnet, increased fuel consumption, and other auto problems. These tiny parts tend to go through wear and tear over time, which is why you’ll have to replace them at some point. Spark plug replacement generally involves removing and replacing the spark plugs. Your mechanic may also inspect the engine head threads and ignition wires. Then, the mechanic will test the vehicle to make sure everything is working correctly. 

Ignition cable replacement

Faulty ignition cables can cause the same problems as bad spark plugs. For this reason, your mechanic should also check the ignition cables when replacing spark plugs. Ignition cable failure is often a result of defective parts in the surrounding area. Replacing an ignition cable is a straightforward process. Typically, your mechanic will use special testing tools to check each cable. Then, they will replace the bad cables with new ones. 

Ignition lock repair or replacement

The ignition lock is the part where you insert your key. If you’re having problems adding or removing the key from the ignition, you might have a bad ignition lock cylinder. A faulty ignition lock cylinder may also be the reason behind a car’s inability to start, a hot ignition switch, or engine shutting off during travel.  

Ignition coil replacement

Water entry or old spark plugs are common reasons for ignition coil failure. Ignition coil failure is a standard car problem, which sometimes prevents an engine from starting. A bad ignition coil can also cause engine sputtering, shaking, or misfiring. If you have a faulty ignition coil, you should get a replacement. Also, consider getting a spark plug replacement to preserve your ignition coils.

Recent Ignition Systems Repair tasks in North West Perth

Ignition switch service or replacement


Gwelup WA, Australia

21st Nov 2023

Car ignition won't start, car is 1995 Toyota Corolla. May need a barrel service, repair or replacement. Understand if replacement required then the cost is more than my budget. - Due date: Before Sunday, 26 November 2023

Swap out ignition switch on 2012 ford fiesta


Herdsman WA 6017, Australia

12th May 2023

Ignition switch has been bought from Ford. Need to swap out the faulty one for the new one. - Due date: Before Monday, 15 May 2023



Duncraig WA 6023, Australia

23rd Jan 2023

2001 Mercedes Benz A140 ignition switch faulty. Car would not start. Mechanci sprayed with WD 40 and knocked the ignition and eventually got it working again but need to replace as faulty. - Due date: Flexible

VW Golf ignition barrel is Jammed- key won’t turn. Needs repair.


Greenwood WA 6024, Australia

26th Jun 2022

Had trouble turning key to start car on journey yesterday. Had to fiddle and jiggle key while attempting to turn driving wheel backwards and forwards. Relief when it started! Then great difficulty turning ignition off when I got home- fearful I couldn’t stop engine running. Managed it in the end. This morning I tried spare key and tiny WD40 spray but can’t turn key at all. Car is a 2006 diesel tdi. I can provide VIN if needed. Surely cost is not dependent on my budget. - Due date: Flexible

Rewiring moped ignition and electrical cables


Churchlands WA, Australia

11th May 2022

Moped/Scooter was attempted to be stolen and wiring was cut. - Due date: Flexible

Excellent communication and punctual. Job done well.

Remove steering wheel to remove ignition barrel


Scarborough WA 6019, Australia

17th Apr 2022

Have vw need steering wheel removed so I can fix and replace ignition barrel. Ignition is stuck and won't switch on.

Need auto electrician for the ignition barrel


Kallaroo WA 6025, Australia

16th Mar 2022

Car would not switch off even though there was no key in the ignition - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 17 March 2022

Car ignition barrel change


Scarborough WA, Australia

30th Jan 2022

Honda Accord 2003 car ignition barrel and key damaged, needs replacing.

Car ignition replaced


Girrawheen WA 6064, Australia

30th Dec 2021

Need ignition switch/key barrel changed out and fixed in my 09 audi a3,key will go in the ignition but it unable to turn to accessories.. steering has paddle shift and all electronics so must be experienced person to do this so no cowboys need apply

Ignition fault.


Tapping Western Australia, Australia

29th Jul 2021

Hi Glen, My Mitsubishi Triton Glx 2005 mk has an Electrical short to ignition. There is no power to the dash whatsoever. The 40amp ignition fuse has blown twice after recently having the manifold tappet cover gaskets replaced.

Reconnect battery to ignition on Kia Combi bus


Hillarys WA, Australia

22nd Mar 2021

Auto Electrician to reconnect battery to vehicle, converting bus to motor home and during AC duct removal managed to disconnect battery from motor - simple reconnect - but need some other general advice / quotes for future work also

Great advice

I need ignition system repair


Wanneroo WA 6065, Australia

1st May 2020

My ignition starts to get stuck when I try to start or turn off my car. I need a new one. It’s for a vw Jetta year 2009 TD.