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Heat will not turn off

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i turned on my heat for the first time this season and now it won't turn off. i had it set to 69 and it's up to 74 now. I've tried everything according to the manual and no luck. please help. Whenever i turn off my car my heater still runs.. my keys are in my hand.. but the heater is still blowing. and it runs my battery down. so now i have to unplug my battery and plug it back in order to go anywhere.
can anybody tell me whats wrong with my car?

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Should turn off with the key,someone has hotwired it and now the control switch has packed in,rewire the motor through the ignition switch

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