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I have a 2002 F150 Trinton and recently (after a jumpstart) the electrical systems went haywire. The windows do or don't go up or down, the radio goes on and off, heater the same. After a short drive I each time I started the vehicle the start would continue to try and engage until the vehicle was placed in drive. I don't know if there is a problem with steering column wiring harness, key switch or a master relay. Can anyone help?

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It sounds like the ECM has been shorted out due to the jump start. The electrical system did something called throwing a spike. This is a surge that goes through the system directly through the ECM. The ECM Can't handel the current. The small circuits over heat and burn out. This causes all sorts of problems. It could also be the wiring that controls the relay bank. Have the ECM and all the relays checked. This will locate the problem. Hope this helps you out. Good luck.

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