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I have a 99 ford f 150 that has a plastic burning smell when i turn the key in the ignition

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If there is an aftermarket alarm installed - it may be done improperly, and you have a bare wire in the steering column.
Does the smell fade, and only evident at start?
You'll need to disassemble (or at least closely investigate further) to locate the source of the smell.
Leaving it go is a potential fire hazard, and may do more damage later.

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