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BWD Ignition Starter Switch

Part No. CS96 Warranty Details  

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CARQUEST by BWD is an aftermarket leader, providing a premium line of engine management products. BWD manufactures and distributes high technology critical components for late model domestic and import vehicles. BWD is constantly evolving to give customers the competitive edge they need to compete in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

Product Features:
  • Our complete line of ignition switches are constructed with the finest materials to ensure proper fit and function every time
  • Our switches are designed using copper alloy conductors to ensure superior electrical conductivity with low resistive losses
  • Our parts are 100% tested to verify both mechanical and electrical switching performance
  • Our switches feature a robust design with high grade materials to meet the stringent demands of today's service professional
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Connector Quantity:1
Terminal Gender:Male (1)
Terminal Quantity:11
Terminal Type:Blade Terminals

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CARQUEST by BWDIgnition Starter Switch
 
4.4

(based on 5 reviews)

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5.0

worked perfectly

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from Maryland

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      Best Uses

      • Ford

      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Ignition Starter Switch:

      Easy to install. Ford Mustang turn signal and blower not working. Now everything works.
      Only complaint- that it did not come with new screws.

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      4.0

      prefect fit

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      from Randleman Nc

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      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

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        • Trucks

        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Ignition Starter Switch:

        Fit and works perfectly. Easy to install and works as it should.

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        5.0

        Exactly what I needed!

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        from Southern WV

        About Me Casual Driver

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Small Cars

          Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Ignition Starter Switch:

          Very useful, quick install and fix for months of problems.

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          (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Replacement Part

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          from Georgia

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          Pros

          • Easy to install
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • None

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            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Ignition Starter Switch:

            Replacement time totaled about 15-minutes. No replacement hardware or drilling is required as another reviewer has described. Use a T-27 security torx bit to remove and re-use fasteners.

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            3.0

            Right fit, but no new hardware

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            from Youngstown, OH

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            Pros

            • Bolt holes set properly
            • Correct number of pins

            Cons

            • Hard to remove old part
            • No new hardware

            Best Uses

            • Replace igniton switch

            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Ignition Starter Switch:

            This is what you will need if the starter will not operate with the key switch. By-pass the starter relay(red relay with many wires on inner driver fender)to be sure the ignition switch is bad. Do this by connecting the top wire terminal on the relay to the positive post on the battery with a jumper wire. If the starter works now, the ignition switch is bad or has a bad connection. This BWD part comes with no new bolts. The old switch is hard to remove because Ford decided to use shear head torx bit screws that must be drilled out to remove it.

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            • 93 Mercury Topaz GS 23, Casual Driver, Mechanic

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            11 Questions | 15 Answers
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            • Q:

              How do i remove the pop rivets that hold the old switch on?
              Asked on 2/16/2016 by Ken from Yorktown VA

              1 answer

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                A:

                Hi Ken! Since you didn't mention the specific vehicle, it's hard to tell for sure. To give you the correct information I would need the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                Answered on 2/16/2016 by Solomon from AAP
            • Q:

              my dash lights stops working when i turn the ignition switch to on position but goes back on when i turn the ignition to off position. could this be the problem ?
              Asked on 3/29/2015 by CT from Toms River

              1 answer

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                A:

                Yes Ct, the ignition switch could possibly the problem. You can try a test to check the integrity of the ignition switch by turning the ignition key to the 'start' position. As soon as it tries to start let go of the key. Allow it to snap back to the 'run' position and note warning lights. If they go out as the switch snaps back then the switch is faulty. However, I would suggest that you take your vehicle and get it thoroughly checked by a certified mechanic before buying any parts that may/may not solve the problem.

                Answered on 3/30/2015 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              were is the ignition swithch located
              Asked on 3/15/2014 by shawn from st.pete

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                A:

                Hi Shawn, glad to help! To further assist with the ignition starter switch, please provide us the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                Answered on 3/17/2014 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              I found out this is the problem.Does the metal snap ring ( Retainer) come with it? There are pop rivets holding it on. NOT Torx How do I mount with new product?
              Asked on 9/13/2013 by chuck from Quinton VA

              1 answer

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                A:

                Unfortunately, this BWD Ignition Switch - part# CS96 does not include the metal snap ring. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                Answered on 9/14/2013 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              where is this switch located at? Car starts,but if you let go of key it cuts off. I thought it was the ignition lock switch w/key
              Asked on 9/13/2013 by chuck from Quinton VA

              1 answer

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                A:

                I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                Answered on 9/14/2013 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              Do you sell the bolts for this starter switch if not do you know what size and thread they are ?
              Asked on 1/21/2013 by Steve from Whiteland IN

              1 answer

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                A:

                You would need two 1/2" long hex-bit pan-headed screws for installing this BWD Ignition Starter Switch - part# CS96. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                Answered on 1/22/2013 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              when i go to start car it wont start,but if itouch cylinoid switch it starts.does that mean my starter switch is bad.
              Asked on 3/31/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

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                A:

                This could possibly be the problem. However, without the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer. We would suggest that you take your vehicle to a certified mechanic for further diagnosis.

                Answered on 3/31/2012 by Dennis from AAP
            • Q:

              i have a 1990 mercury topaz. it starts when i turn the key but it turns off as soon as i release the key. is this the part i need to replace?
              Asked on 12/6/2011 by danny from omaha

              1 answer

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                A:

                Yes, this part might fix this problem. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem.

                Answered on 12/7/2011 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              will a malfunction of this switch cause the starter to continuously engage even after the key is removed from ignition? I have already replaced the solenoid in the engine bay left side fender. Still engaging with key out.
              Asked on 10/29/2010 by Fox5pointOh from Fort Rucker AL

              2 answers

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                A:

                I do not believe so, it sounds like it may be the relay.

                Answered on 10/29/2010 by Anonymous
              • A:

                #1. Idle speed too high
                #2. Ignition timing incorrectly adjusted
                #3. Electrical solenoid at side of carburetor not functioning properly

                Answered on 1/16/2011 by gamble from columbus Ohio
            • Q:

              IS ther A special Tool to remove this switch.
              Asked on 8/2/2010 by Mike from Valparaiso,IN

              4 answers

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                A:

                You should not need any special tools to remove this part.

                Answered on 8/2/2010 by Mike from AAP
              • A:

                It takes a T-27 security torx bit for the switch it's self, everything else is just normal hand tools.

                Answered on 8/30/2010 by Terry from 37323
              • A:

                You need a "security torx" screwdriver to remove the screws. It is like a regular torx but has a hole in the center. I have a 1992 Thunderbird and that is the type of screws that it has.

                Answered on 10/11/2010 by Bruce from Fishersville, VA
              • A:

                Im working on an 85 LTD crown vic. Its not the Tamper proof torx. Mine is rivets

                Answered on 9/13/2013 by chuck from quinton VA
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