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Car wouldn't turn off

I have a manual shift Toyota Corolla that would not turn off, even when the keys were out of the ignition. The car eventually turned off after about 15 min, but there was also a burning smell, and the engine was making a weird sound. It has had some trouble starting for a while as well. Could this be the starter, or does this sound like a bigger issue?

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Seems u have a problem with the ignition switch,wiring or switch itself,inspect and fix,its the main power of car,can cause lots of electrical problems!

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