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My 1993 Chevy K10,I changed the ignition switch and I still have to take off batter cable to make it stop running.

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Check the battery connections.Also check the battery connection to the starter.If any of the connection is loose the car will start but it will create problem to stop the car.Another possibility is short in the battery terminals.Check out that battery terminals are properly connected to their respective places and not else where or getting it contact with any other live wire or metal surface. If all checks out ok then check the voltage at ignition switch.If the voltage is less then 12 volt then the ignition switch is getting short.The ignition switch and its connections to the ignition coils to spark plugs needs to be checked. Thanks. Keep updated for any more query. You can rate this solution and show your appreciation.

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