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2002 F150 starting issue

When placing the vehicle in park, turning off and taking the key out, the radio, heating/cooling system and dash lights stay on. When this happens I cannot restart my truck. In order to restart the truck, I need to disconnect and reconnect the battery cables.

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This is a strange one. All the ymptoms point to a bad ignition switch (not lock cylinder) except for the dash lights staying on.
The radio, heater/a/c go through the ignition switch but the dash lights do not.
which dash lights are on? Illumination?

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Sounds like you might have a problem with your ignition switch, it's sticking and acting like your key is in when it's out.

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