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2002 VW Beetle automatic turbocharged, low miles, maintenance and oil change done. I noticed that the key gets hot when I drive 40 miles or so. Asked around, nobody knows why or else tells me it's normal. Firestone checked wiring, normal. I am not so sure and don't want to fry it.

Any idea why it gets hot and how to stop that? Thanks in advance
 

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The key, the switch and wiring; are known for getting hot, then melting. I had this issue, the plug and terminal ends, wires melted. I ended up replacing the damaged wiring, plug and switch; they sell pigtails with the plug online (amazon, ebay, etc).

Ignition Switch replacement DIY


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The burned wires, melting plugs, damaged ignition switch, are a known problem; look at the diy link for more info.


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The key, the switch and wiring; are known for getting hot, then melting. I had this issue, the plug and terminal ends, wires melted. I ended up replacing the damaged wiring, plug and switch; they sell pigtails with the plug online (amazon, ebay, etc).

Ignition Switch replacement DIY


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