Question about 1996 Ford Windstar
Ignition will not shut off even after key removed. can this be circumvented with a toggle switch to shut off engine
The ignition switch is the electrical part behind the lock cylinder where the key goes in.
Ignition Switch Lock Cylinder
Lock Cylinder Functional
Ignition Switch Removal
Item Part Number Description 1 11572 Ignition Switch 2 — Ignition Switch Lock Cylinder Housing 3 — Slot in Lock/Column Assembly A — (Part of 11572) Pin B — Alignment Mark
NOTE: A new replacement ignition switch assembly will be set in the RUN position as received.
Posted on Feb 28, 2009
Yes but I would use a relay also because it would probably be to much current load(60amp) for just a toggle switch.Relay has switch side and a coil side,when coil side is energized it closes the switch side so current will flow thru it. I would wire the relay switch side to the yellow wire of igntion switch(trace it back to before the splice)because it has 3 connections on the switch itself. Then hook the coil side of the relay to a power source and use the toggle switch in between the coil ground side of relay and ground.
Posted on Feb 27, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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