When I place the key in the ignition and try to start my car, the anti thief device locks the entire car and I am unable to get the key out. Is there a after market solution to this problem? I have heard that cutting the white wire to the ignition will disable this problem. Is this safe to do, and if so can you walk me through this fix.
What is the solution when the anti thief device locks up my car on 2004 Saturn Ion
by lincoln2344 in Clearwater, FL on September 14, 2011
ANSWER by PARTS GUY on September 14, 2011
Anti-theft has nothing to do with you being unable to get the key out. You have a bad ignition lock switch. That means the mechanical lock assy. not the electrical switch. I have sold plenty of lock assy.