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Ignition tumbler 1991 ford f 150

Got in a hurry and did not disconnect the battery when replacng igniton tumbler. shorted out something, have replaced igniton switch, but still wont turn over and all electrcal is on all the time, just like key is on. also door locks have power on all the time.

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  • Chuck Martin
    Chuck Martin May 11, 2010

    when u say u replaced ignition switch do u mean the actual electrical part or just the lock cylinder? If just the lock cylinder u may have shorted out the actual ignition switch.

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Sounds like you have shorted out the solonoid .. just a thought it would stay on if shorted inside and leaving power to other things that would normally work when the key is on ...

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