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Car wont idle or shut off when key is turned off

We got repo car from a friend which had several things wrong with it. after fixing everything that was suggested wrong it has one hopefully last prob. the other day my daughter drove it to the gas station and after getting gas she went to start the car and it would crank over but wouldnt idle. This has happend several time. It also sometimes wont shut off when she is stopped and the key is taken out of the ignition. She drove the car home from a long trip last weekend and when she got to our street the car died out of the blue. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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The ignition switch is bad. you need to change it.

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