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WIPERS AND DOME LIGHT AND POWER WINDOWS ONLY WORK WHEN YOU BUMP STARTER

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This has been a common problem in fords. The issue is generally simple to fix. The Problem is the ignition switch. Not the Ignition tumbler where the key goes in but, the actual Electrical portion of the Switch.
Because you have not listed the exact year and model I will tell you that the ignition switch is generally located directly across from the key. This requires removing the sterring column cover over the ignition, just behind the steering wheel. Once removed you will see a switch located on the opposite side of the keys( Generally on the left) It will have a push on wiring harness and 2 or 3 mounting screws. Simply remove the wiring clip, remove the screws and then remove the switch. A switch can be purchased at your auto parts dealer. I do not recommend using a junk yard part unless you want to do this again in a few months.

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