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Several times after a long drive (100 miles) the car won?t start in park. Dash lights come on and key turns, but when the key is turned, the indicator lamps go out and it seems dead. Sometimes I can jump it (battery is fine), recently I found that if I short the starter/solenoid red wires, it kicks over and starts.

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Sounds like a bad ignition switch, no the key clylinder but the actual electrical switch.

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