lock cylinder doesn't keep car running

Asked by May 03, 2016 at 10:22 PM about the 1995 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe FWD

Question type: General

I replaced a Lock. Cylinder in the car car
runs only when u start the car and pull key
back a little i let go it stops

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I had a similar problem. I replaced the ignition switch, Refer to www.gmpartsdirect.com and follow the search engines to the part NO. 2. The part is located and runs along the left side of the steering column.

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Thanks brotha


It may just be out of adjustment. The key cylinder turns a link that goes to the actual switch. Most of these switches are located on the lower steering column near the brake pedal. You can loosen the screws and move the switch up (it might have been hit by your foot)

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