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Ignition switch falls back to OFF position after letting key go, and engine shuts off.

The problem is sporadic. It happens now and than. I turn on the ignition switch and when I leave it go, the engine shuts off. If I hold the key in mid position between off and start it continues to run. If I let go, it will shut off. If I go too far with the key, the starter begins to grind against the flywheel. After driving for a bit while holding the key in that position the problem corrects itself, and I can let go of the key and it will stay in it's proper position. Other times I can go out and start it and the problem does not occur. I think I may have a bad switch, but am not sure.

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I am sure it is a bad ignition switch.

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