Changing Ignition Barrels

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Re: Changing Ignition Barrels

Post by calnorth » Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:34 am

This maybe of help...or perhaps contact them if they still exist?. The barrel/body appears very similar to my BMW job mentioned above. I had to change part of the barrel unit which was the shaft from the bottom of the lock into the electrical switch.

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Re: Changing Ignition Barrels

Post by ahmed1234 » Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:05 pm


i Have Nissan qashqai j10 , i had issue that my ignition barrel stuck, i have researched that to change that i need to change the ecu bcm fuse box and speedometer. i bought a kit of the ebay and fitting the items.

when tried starting the car it will not crank and ignition it does light all light up.

the parts come off working car central locking works. with my old ecu and bcm the central locking never worked but the car started fine.

any ideas thanks

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Re: Changing Ignition Barrels

Post by Keyman » Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:29 pm

Bit late but when you change the barrel, you definitely do NOT need to change ecu or anything else.
I've replaced/repaired quite a few of these (usually keys that wont pull out of ign) .
If the barrel is replaced, I would usually re-pin the new one to work with the original keys. In this case I generally cut new blades to code (as if from the factory eliminating any wear) and fit them to the original remotes.
Ignition barrels can usually be repaired.
I'm in Benfleet, Essex.
Hope this helps.
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