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Rod from ignition going along top of stering columb came out and some sparks happened, put back together but now engine does not try to start when actuated, is this a fuse issue. 89 ford van

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No its a bad start switch replace it costs $20.00 make sure the rod is not bent, you can check this buy pulling the rod out and shoving the switch down with a Philips screw driver. If it try’s to start then the rod is bent, from my experience they wear out and you have to replace the switch as they get really still, there is a fuse but the start fuse is a fusible link on the starter so try the screw driver first, if it starts then replace the switch, you could lube it but you could start a fire too so please don't take a chance with it your worth more than $20.00

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