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My truck almost burned up today when an electrical fire broke out under the dash. Imediately disconnected the battery had it towed home. Then proceeded to find out what happened. I found out wires coming from the ignition switch were burned up to the firewall connector. The switch seems to be frozen will not slide. I need to replace the switch and female connector. Can I get these at the dealer or after market? Thanks. ps. the truck is a 88 f-150. My name is BIll.

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Switch you can get at the dealer or aftermarket normally if u want to keep your same key its better to get it from the dealer and rebuild the new tumbler to match your key if u dont care u can get it aftermarket with a different key as far as the connector i work at a dealership so i can look it up but i will need the vin email it to me and il let you know

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