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When you need ignition barrel replacement or repair

  • Ignition barrel replacement
  • Ignition repairs
  • Mobile ignition repair in North West Melbourne
  • Ignition switch replacement
  • … or anything else
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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 Melbourne

Ignition coil replacement

$200

Campbellfield VIC 3061, Australia

24th May 2022

Need a mechanic to Replace 4 ignition for a toyota yaris - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Fix jammed car ignition

$80

Clarkefield VIC, Australia

8th May 2021

My Honda CRV 2004 has a piece of metal jammed in the ignition inlet. The ignition needs to be fixed so the car can start.

Need an Ignition Coil Pack for Holden Astra TS

$100

Glenroy VIC 3046, Australia

24th Jan 2019

Urgently need an Ignition Coil Pack for Holden Astra TS 2004 1.8L by the end of today cause I need my car for tomorrow.

Ignition contact switch replacement

$500

Sunbury VIC, Australia

28th Jan 2022

I have the new ignition switch I just need an auto electrician to do the removal and replacement. Car is a 1996 Saab 900 automatic. It has been diagnosed however my usual mechanic is too busy at the moment and I need it done ASAP. - Due date: Before Friday, 4th Feb 2022

I need ignition systems repair

$150

Craigieburn VIC, Australia

4th Apr 2021

Holden Commodore sedan 2001 , need changed today 4 / 4/ 21 Sunday or tomorrow 5/4/21 Monday , key will not turn at all

Replace/repair ignition barrel for 2008 VW Golf

$150

Greenvale VIC, Australia

27th May 2022

Yesterday morning key wouldn’t fully turn to start the car. Never had any issue with this before. Wiggled it for 5 mins and it ‘released and the key turned to start as normal. (Steering was not locked and turned fine but key just wouldn’t turn all the way). Later that day after being parked at work, it was really stuck. Eventually I got some WD40 and sprayed it in there any the key turned but very stiff. Today the same problem. Nearly breaks the key to turn. Can be done at my place in Greenvale or I can drive to you (hopefully!)

Car key won’t turn in ignition

$150

Coburg North VIC, Australia

30th Dec 2021

The key won’t turn enough to start the car, but turns enough to turn on the battery slightly. I believe it’s a spring issue inside the barrel as I can’t hear the component click back out as I pull the key out. - Due date: Before Saturday, 1st Jan 2022

Ignition switch replacement

$300

Tullamarine VIC, Australia

29th May 2020

Key won’t turn and steering wheel is not locked, needing someone who can be here ASAP.