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Ignition switch wont turn off the motor

I own a 1993 Lincoln Continental Signature series. The ignition switch will start the car but will not turn it off. There is no resistance when turning the key to the off position and the steering wheel won't lock. To stop the engine I need to pop the hood and pull the ignition fuse then remove the ground so the battery won't go dead.

Your help will be greatly appreciated!!
Thank You,
Casey M
Riverside, Ca

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    So it is the link between the key and the ignition module? I've see it looks like plastic and there is a section missing.

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I have the same problem. It's the ignition switch actuator rod. I've already went thru the lock and ign. switch, both are fine.

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pull the steering wheel and replace the key switch assembly. Dealer part.

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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