Question about 1989 Honda Accord 4 Door
I have an 89 Accord 4cyl 5spd.
Ok, drove to work last night (in the dark) headlight on..Got to work no problem. I shut the car off..No problem..About two hours later a workmate told me my reverse lights were on ( I left the car in reverse when I parked it). I went to the car and found my reverse light were on and so were all my dash lights...The key however was in the off position. I turned the key and the car started no problem but when I turned the key to the off position, the car continued to run. I could remove the key from the ignition and the car kept running. I ended up having to intentionally stall the car using the clutch to shut it down. I then had to disconnect the Positive terminal at the battery to kill power.
I ASSUME I need a new ignition switch but wanted to run this past some experts before I spent the $$..If you agree that it is the Ignition switch, do I need to pull the wheel or is the switch accesabile otherwise? Thoughts??
Sounds like the ignition switch to me. the column should have access without pulling the wheel
Posted on Mar 10, 2009
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