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Ford starter won't disengage even after the ignition is switched

Changed starter after 17 years. Now, 2 weeks later. The starter starts the 92 f-150 just fine, but wont stop cranking even after the key is released or after the key is removed (ignition in the off position) and the engine is NOT running.

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  • mcpadg1 Jan 04, 2009

    Egpeelman,
      Have  changed the ignition and the starter relay (selenoid on the fender well)
    The starter worked for 2 weeks then this problem came up. 

  • mcpadg1 Jan 05, 2009

    found the problem. the replacement starter engagement selonoid went bad.

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Sounds like to me that the ignition is bad and sticking on the start positon

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