So, I have a 90 Olds Cutlass supreme. It was hot outside yesterday, and
when I got home, I pulled the key out of the ignition, and noticed it was
hot. I also noticed that the metal portion of the steering column was hot
Could an exhaust pipe be heating the column ? I
doubt it's electrical, as the switches are auctuated by long rods on most
cars. Pre column ignition switches carried
current in the lock cylinder body, newer cars have switches mounted near
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